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  • v. Present participle of crater.


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  • For an economy that was 'cratering' on the edge of depression, we have come a long way in the last 8 months.

    Republicans react to jobless report

  • The stock market is up 1200 points since Obama was sworn in, we all got tax relief, the jobless rate will stabilize in the next six months, and it appears we are no longer 'cratering' on the brink of a depression.

    Obama says economy 'may be headed in the right direction'

  • All of the Mars rovers Johnson has worked on have landed safely, without "cratering," which means none of them crashed into the surface.

    Tanja M. Laden: Andrew Johnson: Rocket Man

  • The country is tanking, the markets are "cratering" and the only reason McCain is obsessed with Ayers is because he's still trying to win the Vietnam war.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • And in light of recent economic "cratering" the press may find the Keating scandal even more, well, scandalous.

    McCain Lawyer: McCain Did Nothing Wrong Amid Keating Five Scandal

  • And now ABC news has a breaking bulletin about the stock market, "cratering" in McSame speak.

    Poll: Obama's Lead In Virginia Grows Even Bigger

  • With all that's going on, your idiot's stunt in flames and the economy "cratering" we've now turned to tackling the bigger crisis: equal pay.

    Obama's Chances Rise In Three Deep-Red States

  • And this is important because the idiotic campaign pollster said that support among some narrow demographic (say, white females voters between the ages of 24-40) is "cratering", and this can be addressed by laughing more.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Yet newspapers are peppered with references to the market 'cratering', a term that conjures the desolate landscape of the moon.


  • In other words, in the waning months of the Bush Administration, when the American economy was "cratering," the Bush Administration gives a $30 million contract to KBR to build an unneeded and unnecessary dining facility.



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