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recession -- as in: economic recession
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The Fountainhead
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  • There was, in the corner, a slanting ledge projecting from the wall-plastered over and painted green—left from Roark’s modeling of the Temple interior that had once controlled the recession of the light at sunset.

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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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