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skid

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of skid

  1. to go to a lower level especially abruptly <the local economy skidded when the last manufacturing plant moved away> Synonyms crash, crater, decline, descend, dip, dive, fall, lower, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, sink, drop, tumbleRelated Words abate, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, droop, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, moderate, subside, taper off, wane; recede, retreatNear Antonyms accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mushroom, pick up, snowball, swell, waxAntonyms arise, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar, spike, up




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