This perpetuates the cycle of poverty that led to their marriage in the first place.
Torabi put equal blame on international aid and military organizations for fuelling the cycle of corruption.
There is a lot of history and mutual distrust to cut through to end this cycle of mutual suspicion and blame.
And shaming is a cycle: because women are ashamed to come forward, the stigma persists, shaming more women, etc.
Eventually, the mistletoe bush grows, blooms, and forms berries, and the cycle begins anew.
Life was never so brooded on since man learned to think, as in this cycle of tragedies.
The three works will serve to complete each other, and they complete a cycle of the theme.
A Guide fell wounded by cycle bearing-balls shot from a rifle—so it was subsequently said.
My sixth a cycle of revolving time,Which visits every nation, age, and clime.
When dressed it was too late to do anything but cycle there, but half-way on my road it began to snow!
late 14c., from Late Latin cyclus, from Greek kyklos "circle, wheel, any circular body, circular motion, cycle of events," from PIE *kwel- "to roll, to move around, wheel" (cf. Sanskrit cakram "circle, wheel," carati "he moves, wanders;" Avestan caraiti "applies himself," c'axra "chariot, wagon;" Greek polos "a round axis" (PIE *kw- becomes Greek p- before some vowels), polein "move around;" Latin colere "to frequent, dwell in, to cultivate, move around," cultus "tended, cultivated," hence also "polished," colonus "husbandman, tenant farmer, settler, colonist;" Lithuanian kelias "a road, a way;" Old Norse hvel, Old English hweol "wheel;" Old Russian kolo, Polish koło, Russian koleso "a wheel").
1842, "revolve in cycles," from cycle (n.). Meaning "to ride a bicycle" is from 1883. Related: Cycled; cycling.
cycle cy·cle (sī'kəl)
An interval of time during which a characteristic, often regularly repeated event or sequence of events occurs.
A single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon.
A periodically repeated sequence of events.