slump, slack, drop-off, falloff, falling off(noun)
a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
"the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality"
depression, slump, economic crisis(verb)
a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
assume a drooping posture or carriage
slump, slide down, sink(verb)
fall or sink heavily
"He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank"
slump, fall off, sink(verb)
fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
"The real estate market fell off"
decline, slump, correct(verb)
go down in value
"the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
right, even out, reject, chasten, go down, adjust, refuse, slouch, objurgate, discipline, set, redress, correct, sink, rectify, worsen, even up, slide down, counterbalance, chastise, wane, compensate, sort out, even off, fall off, pass up, make up, decline, castigate, turn down
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sink (as in walking on snow)
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The banking sector is under pressure across Europe and the US, still feeling the impact of the oil and commodities slump.
How much should we worry? This is where economics stops giving an answer, if ... the stock market slump lasts longer or gets worse, it can become self-fulfilling. Low stock prices lasting for long lead to lower consumption, lower demand, and, potentially, to a recession.
Because of our high water content, it makes sense that our bodies need water to keep our systems functioning. So the next time you hit that afternoon slump, drink a glass of water to increase your energy levels, think about it like this : I tell you to drink water, and you drink water. Your body has to convert that water back to your body temperature. So if you drink cold water, your body has to turn it back to body temperature.
Slump, and the world slumps with you. Push, and you push alone.
Republicans in Congress have put forward the same proposals year after year after year regardless of the realities of the economy, when the economy’s in a slump? We needed tax cuts. When the economy’s doing well? You know what – let’s try some tax cuts.
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