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recession -- as in: economic recession
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Ulysses
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  • The stranger still regarded on the face before him a slow recession of that false calm there, imposed, as it seemed, by habit or some studied trick, upon words so embittered as to accuse in their speaker an unhealthiness, a flair, for the cruder things of life.

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  • As consumer spending dropped during the recession, the company saw a 20% decrease in gross revenue.
  • Then the recession hit, washed away the Riverway store by store until the whole mall finally went bust.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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