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synonyms for tailspin

  • plunge
  • slide
  • coast
  • crash
  • declension
  • declination
  • decline
  • declivity
  • dip
  • downgrade
  • droop
  • drop
  • drop-off
  • fall
  • grade
  • gradient
  • header
  • hill
  • inclination
  • incline
  • landslide
  • precipitation
  • prolapse
  • sag
  • settlement
  • sinking
  • slant
  • slip
  • slope
  • swoop
  • tumble
  • cave-in
  • coming down
  • falling
  • plummeting
  • plunging
  • sinkage
  • topple
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antonyms for tailspin

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  • ascent
  • evenness
  • increase
  • level
  • rise
  • ascension
  • elevation
  • improvement
  • upgrade
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How to use tailspin in a sentence

The various schemes and lost money sent the agency meant to foster economic development in the Shenandoah Valley area into a tailspin, with several civil lawsuits still pending.
FEDERAL CHARGES FILED AGAINST FORMER EDA DIRECTOR IN FRONT ROYALANTONIO OLIVOAUGUST 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Molly Shannon and Case Walker in The Other TwoThe attention throws Cary’s life into a tailspin, a clever narrative device that reveals how Chase’s fame impacts his siblings.
‘THE OTHER TWO’ ROASTED JUSTIN BIEBER AND BECAME TV’S FUNNIEST MILLENNIAL COMEDYKEVIN FALLONAUGUST 25, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Since that day in mid-June, Chicago has gone into a full tailspin, losing 19 of its past 25 games.
THIS TRADE DEADLINE COULD BREAK UP THE CUBS’ ALMOST-DYNASTYNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 16, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Domitrovich’s business challenges no longer stem from wary diners or capacity limits that sent sales volume into a tailspin last year.
THIS SHOULD BE A BOOM TIME FOR RESTAURANTS. BUT OWNERS—AND THE FEW WORKERS REMAINING—ARE STRUGGLINGEMILY BARONEJUNE 29, 2021TIME
Not only is GameStop in a tailspin, but traders are quickly unwinding Monday’s silver rally.
GAMESTOP PLUNGES AGAIN AS THE RETAIL RALLY FADESBERNHARD WARNERFEBRUARY 2, 2021FORTUNE
As she stepped inside this gigantic barrel her mind went into a tailspin.
HOUR OF ENCHANTMENTROY J. SNELL
Yes, he had all but gone into a tailspin, and that with his motor thundering at its best.
RIDDLE OF THE STORMROY J. SNELL
Instantly the heavy plane went into a tailspin and plunged earthward.
RIDDLE OF THE STORMROY J. SNELL
She side-slipped, her nose dipped down, an she went into a tailspin.
FAMOUS FLYERSDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
A warning from the observation towersomebody was in tailspin.
FAMOUS FLYERSDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
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