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Another word for skid

  1. A usually swift downward trend, as in prices

      1. A decrease, as in value:
      2. An act of tumbling; a fall.
      3. A fall or decline
      1. A sudden falling off or decline, as in activity, prices, or business:
      2. An extended period of poor performance, especially in a sport or competitive activity:
      3. A sudden or sharp fall
      1. A U-shaped section of tubing which is moved to change the pitch of certain brass instruments, esp. the trombone
      2. (Music) A slight portamento used in violin playing, passing quickly from one note to another.
      3. The fall of a mass of rock, snow, earth, etc. down a slope
      1. (Informal) A heavy, rash investment or speculation
      2. Any steep and rapid descent
      3. The act or an instance of plunging:
      1. A very steep dive of an aircraft.
      2. A swift, steep downward plunge of an airplane, with the nose toward the earth
      3. Any sudden, sharp drop, as in profits
      1. A reduction in value, amount, or degree:
      2. A marked, often sudden, decline in status, rank, or importance:
      3. Something that has fallen:
      1. A very steep drop
      2. A location where a person or thing can be dropped off
      3. A designated place where people or things can be left:
      1. The act of falling; descent:
      2. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      3. The act or fact of dropping; a fall, descent, slump, or decrease
      1. A tendency downward, especially in business or economic activity.
      1. A downward trend; a downturn.
      2. A downward trend, esp. a financial one
      3. Any gradual movement towards a lower state or value.
      1. A swing downward, as of a golf club.
      2. A decline, as of a business.
      3. The portion of any movement along an arc or curve, heading in a lower direction.
      1. A slide downward; a worsening.
      2. A downward course; a decline:
      1. (Football) A play in which a running back carries the ball while plunging directly into the line a short distance away
      2. A sharp descent or sudden drop, as of an airplane
      3. An exaggerated fall, especially by a hockey player, intended to draw a penalty against an opponent.
      1. (Gym.) The act of lowering oneself between parallel bars by bending the arms until the chin reaches the bar level, and then raising oneself by straightening the arms
      2. (--- Linguistics) A part of a phrase or sentence that is unstressed or less strongly stressed relative to surrounding words, as the words I and to in I have to go.
      3. (Sports) A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered by bending the elbows until the chin reaches the level of the bars and then is raised by straightening the arms.
      1. A drop to a lower status or condition.
      2. A lowering or decline, as in status or level:
      3. A decline; fall
      1. The last part
      2. The process or result of declining, especially:
      3. A downward movement or fall, as in price.
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  1. To lose one's balance and fall or almost fall

      1. To walk with a sliding motion
      2. To move or slide by twisting or undulating the body over a surface, as in the manner of a snake.
      3. To slip and slide, as on a loose or uneven surface:
      1. To go, move, pass, etc. smoothly, quickly, or easily
      2. To put on or remove (clothing) easily or quickly:
      3. To release, loose, or unfasten:
      1. To shift from a position; slip
      2. To move stealthily or unobtrusively
      3. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
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  2. To undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

      1. To pitch headlong; fall:
      2. To cause to fall or collapse; bring down:
      3. To fall suddenly, clumsily, or helplessly
      1. To sink or settle, as into mud or slush.
      2. To fall or sink heavily; collapse:
      3. To fall, sink, or collapse, esp. suddenly or heavily
      1. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      2. To fall or lower oneself slowly, as from weakness or fatigue:
      3. To go down slowly; fall or descend gradually
      1. To use a plunger to try to unblock (a drain, for example).
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To fall off or decline precipitously
      1. To fall off or decline precipitously
      2. To fall or drop straight downward
      1. To perform a nosedive.
      1. (--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
      2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
      3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
      1. To fall; come down
      2. To cause to fall, as by wounding, killing, or hitting
      3. To fall in drops
      1. To go toward the bottom of a body of water:
      2. To fall head down through the air.
      3. (Sports) To exaggerate a fall in an attempt to induce a referee to call a penalty on an opponent.

Another word for skid

      1. To prompt to action; rouse:
      2. To progress in sequence; go forward:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. To move by or pass gradually and almost unnoticed, as time
      2. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
      3. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
      1. To cause to slip or move with a smooth, sliding motion
      2. To go, move, pass, etc. smoothly, quickly, or easily
      3. To move smoothly, easily, and quietly:
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