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  • n  a swing downward of a golf club
  • n  a worsening of business or economic activity

  • In the new jargon, a recession can be a "rolling readjustment," a "correction," a "slippage," an "easing," a "mild dip," a "downswing," a "normal adjustment," a "leveling off," a .
  • But it's the downswing that makes the upswing possible.
  • He would violently rotate his hips and shoulders on his downswing, which produced prodigious tee shots.
News & Articles

    Are you hitting the golf ball solidly? If not, there is a good chance that you are releasing your wrist angle too early on the downswing. This will cause a multitude of problems, including fat shots, thin shots -- and slices. To make solid contact, you must strike the ball first, then the turf.
    June 21, 2013 - The News-Times

  • Tiger Wood in Independent Online
    It was my takeaway, my downswing, back swing, club selection, mind process. You name it I did everything wrong today,Woods said.
  • Ewald Nowotny in NASDAQ
    The downswing hasn't yet turned the corner, but there is a justified hope that at least the financial markets have the worst behind them,Ewald Nowotny said, according to the prepared text of a speech given Tuesday.

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