To his fellow survivors and to the audience, this delusion indicates another slip on a downward spiral.
If not, cutting losses now may well be preferable to depleting blood and treasure while caught up in a downward spiral.
The downward spiral in product quality would be accelerated, likely leading to fewer readers and more cuts.
But the facts won't change the downward slide in the relationship.
The next time you are downward dogging, give a thought to that ballsy broad from the Ukraine.
The storm which had sent us downward marked a change of weather.
Meanwhile, in the outer world, the downward progress was very rapid.
And now you're afraid again, and talk about downward curves, and all that.
We now return to Dr. Sinclair, whom we left on the downward path to ruin.
Then he started on downward, zig-zagging carefully this time as one should descend a trailless mountain.