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  • verb Present participle of spiral.


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  • Council Chambers on Tuesday to discuss what he called the spiralling violence in the area.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Amid mounting concern, Amnesty International has urged Bahrain's allies to press for an end to what it calls a spiralling human rights crisis.

    BBC News - Home

  • The only thing spiralling is the water as we flush your silly nonsense criticisms down the proverbial toilet.

    At the White House, even Bo gets a stocking

  • The nature of this downward spiralling is to cause the orbit to become first nearly circular.


  • As he recalls the spiralling costs he yearns for the simplicity of shoestring nuptials.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Chancellor Alistair Darling today told families to tighten their belts and accept lower pay or risk inflation 'spiralling' to the levels of the 1970s.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • SASI, a non-profit organisation launched four years ago to tackle the dire savings levels and "spiralling" household debt, also warned that 14 percent was not good enough.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union expressed concern about "spiralling" killings of warders and urged the department to beef up security.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • O'BRIEN: So you say his career was kind of spiralling downward anyway.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2003

  • Cosatu's campaign on behalf of the working class would be aimed against capitalists because they were the ones cashing in on matters such as spiralling food prices.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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