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  • n. Plural form of slump.

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  • He also has clients keep a journal of how they are spending time; often, people in slumps have drifted away from focusing on their strengths and instead "find themselves doing activities that don't bring out their best," he says.

    Resources for Pulling Out of a Slump

  • Presidents fall into second-term slumps for different reasons.

    History: The Five-Year Itch

  • "Everybody is getting in slumps," Twins reliever Juan Rincon said.

    USATODAY.com

  • But Republican strategists, especially those familiar with second-term slumps, say the president still must consider replacing some of his tired insular staff.

    CNN Transcript Oct 31, 2005

  • "I always give advice to players who are in slumps but you know yourself better than anyone '," Shinjo said of his talk with Baker.

    USATODAY.com - Griffey has no desire to leave Cincinnati

  • "These two guys have a custom of putting people in slumps,"

    USATODAY.com - Torre to sit O'Neill vs. Schilling, Johnson

  • But they have always been confident that Hawaii's tourism industry would remain strong, regardless of short-term slumps.

    News - latimes.com

  • Coming out of past long-term slumps (the carnage is not just over the past year; this is, in fact, one of the worst 10-year periods on record), stocks have returned no less than 7. 2\% annually over the following decade and as much as 15. 6\%, according to the Leuthold Group.

    Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com

  • So when times for the Wings are tough, journalists exploit these short-term slumps for increase in readership.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • I’ll find myself in slumps, but then I’ll come across something that I didn’t think existed here, and it makes me excited to know that I really don’t know everything that’s going on … that there’s an underground, an alternative, a different bunch of people doing different things that I had no idea that they existed.

    Feeling wistful. « A Bird’s Nest

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