spiral down


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spiral down

to descend in a spiral path. The ancient trail spiraled down the mountain peak. A path spiraled down and at the bottom was a small refreshment stand.
See also: down, spiral
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We were beginning to spiral down that long dreadful path to the end of a marriage.
Otherwise, you could spiral down and damage your marriage beyond repair and end up losing both women, which would be a tragedy.
Skillfully, they chasse out, uniformly break into deep contractions, then spiral down to the floor.
Wind decorative ribbon in a spiral down the ivy tree as shown at right.
That will mean lower corporate earnings, causing stocks to spiral down.
These displays result when electrically charged particles trapped by a planet's magnetic field spiral down field "lines" and hit molecules in the atmosphere.
Sophomore quarterback Noah Gray (6 of 16 passing for 74 yards) then lofted a high, tight spiral down the right sideline that Derek Franks hauled in for a 44-yard gain.
Witnesses spotted a flap blow off so there was no control of the plane, and it was seen to spiral down.