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See definition of spiraling on Dictionary.com
  • as inbending
  • as inmeandrous
  • as inrising
  • as inwinding

synonyms for spiraling

  • arching
  • bowing
  • curving
  • twisting
  • veering
  • winding
  • ambiguous
  • anfractuous
  • circuitous
  • convoluted
  • crooked
  • curving
  • devious
  • flexuous
  • gyrating
  • indirect
  • intricate
  • involved
  • labyrinthine
  • mazy
  • meandering
  • roundabout
  • serpentine
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • tortuous
  • twisting
  • wriggly
  • zigzag
  • ascending
  • climbing
  • growing
  • increasing
  • soaring
  • surging
  • advancing
  • emerging
  • mounting
  • skyrocketing
  • going up
  • upsurging

antonyms for spiraling

MOST RELEVANT
  • straight
  • unbent
  • unbowed
      • direct
      • simple
      • straight
      • straightforward
      • unbent
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      How to use spiraling in a sentence

      Flying saucers hover here and there, red spirals echo the poster for Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “Vertigo,” and the general trippiness is a flashback to acid-rock light shows.
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      In restaurants, the consequences of the death spiral of pandemic mismanagement are glaringly obvious, and speak to a larger breakdown in public life.
      RESTAURANTS AND THE PEOPLE WHO WORK IN THEM NEED A BAILOUT. LET’S FINALLY GIVE THEM ONE.MEGHAN MCCARRONNOVEMBER 19, 2020EATER
      The whales with spiraled tusks jutting from their heads have been known to live in small groups that, at times, come together to form large pods.
      A 28-YEAR-OLD ‘NERD’ IN BALTIMORE INVENTED A NEW TYPE OF MASK, AND TAPPED INTO THE STRANGENESS OF THIS 2020 HOLIDAY SEASONTHERESA VARGASNOVEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
      Life’s stresses cloud my thinking and I spiral into a downward circle of frustration, fear and doubt.
      FRIDAY FEEDBACK: DEFENDING DEMOCRACY, FINDING PURPOSEALAN MURRAYNOVEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
      In 2007, we were watching someone spiral away from the constraint of her managers and image-handlers and ultimately even out of her own control.
      WHY BRITNEY SPEARS’S FANS ARE CONVINCED SHE’S BEING HELD CAPTIVECONSTANCE GRADYNOVEMBER 11, 2020VOX
      It would be impossible to detect such motion if the spirals were actually way far away.
      THESE ARE SCIENCE’S TOP 10 ERRONEOUS RESULTSTOM SIEGFRIEDNOVEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
      Before Europe’s coronavirus resurgence, South America’s outbreaks had begun to spiral out of control, and the hardest-hit has been Brazil.
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      Then crunch the data to see whether your metabolism is settling into a sustainable pattern, or whether it’s spiraling out of control toward a fiery explosion.
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      The group advocated a schedule of fees, adjusted for geographical location, to standardize and contain the spiraling cost of medical services.
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      They come spiraled, mace-tipped, needle-barbed and multiheaded.
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      WORDS RELATED TO SPIRALING

      • arching
      • bowing
      • curving
      • spiraling
      • twisting
      • veering
      • winding
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