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sinking spell

a temporary decline, as in health or market values:
Wall Street is over its sinking spell. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • You know he had a sinking-spell, and they were saying to-night he can't possibly get well.

    V. V.'s Eyes Henry Sydnor Harrison

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