Tailspin
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Tailspin [teyl-spin]

NOUN, VERB

Noun

  • A state of rapidly increasing chaos or panic.

Verb

  • Become increasingly chaotic and out of control.
Example

“The pandemic gave the economy a tailspin.”

“It was a tailspin for us when we incurred a huge loss of 100 crores.”

Synonyms

Plunge, Slide, Dip, Crash, Downgrade, Slant

Antonyms

Ascent, Increase, Elevation, Rise, Evenness, Upgrade, Improvement

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