When the results proved unsatisfactory, remedies were sought in increased administrative supervision, draconian legislation and severe punishment, and no attempt was made to get out of the vicious circle.
The university of Cracow, the sole source of knowledge in the vast Polish realm, still moved in the vicious circle of scholastic formularies.
A vicious circle is obviously involved.
Such a process is a vicious circle and has no logical validity.
Water bosses fear farmers could be trapped in a ' vicious circle ' to save crops from drought.