Descent and Slump


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Descent noun – A change to a lower state or level.
Usage example: the nation's rapid descent into anarchy after the revolution

Slump is a synonym for descent in decline topic. In some cases you can use "Slump" instead a noun "Descent", when it comes to topics like dive, increase, decrease, deterioration.
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
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Slump noun – A period of decreased economic activity.
Descent is a synonym for slump in decline topic. You can use "Descent" instead a noun "Slump", if it concerns topics such as increase, decrease.
Nearby Words: slumped, slumping
Synonyms for Slump

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long long descent long slump
deep deep descent deep slump
inevitable inevitable descent inevitable slump
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