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skidding

verb
present participle of skid

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to go to a lower level especially abruptly
  • the local economy skidded when the last manufacturing plant moved away

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“Skidding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skidding. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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