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adjective as in flagging

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Mae represents our collective spirit, pre-broken and slumping at attention.

Demand from abroad is falling, as exports showed signs of slumping in September.

The Greek people, it turns out, have had it with austerity and slumping growth.

Did an angry Newt Gingrich triumph over a slumping Mitt Romney?

Matthew Yglesias on why the left is slumping—and how to lift its spirits.

Was moving even before the teller's slumping body hit the floor.

"I guess that's definite, then," Rolf said, slumping a little in disappointment.

She heard a thud that made her ears ring, and suddenly Wolf Paw was slumping to the rutted trail in front of her.

Consols were steadily "slumping," and the organized resistance of Ulster was already regarded as serious.

Were you able to determine a reaction on that slumping movement, as to whether it was the first, the second, or the third shot?


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slumping, such as: downward, cascading, declining, depressed, descending, and downgrade.

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