Synonyms of spiral in English:

spiral


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adjective

1‘a spiral column of smoke’

SYNONYMS
coiled, helical, helix-shaped, corkscrew, curling, winding, twisting, whorled, scrolled
technical cochlear, cochleate, voluted, helicoid, helicoidal

noun

1‘a spiral of smoke’

SYNONYMS
coil, helix, curl, corkscrew, twist, gyre, whorl, scroll, curlicue, convolution
technical volute, volution

verb

1‘a wisp of smoke spiralled up from the trees’

SYNONYMS
coil, wind, twirl, swirl, twist, wreathe, snake, gyrate

2‘inflation continued to spiral’

SYNONYMS
soar, shoot up, rocket, increase rapidly, rise rapidly, leap up, escalate, climb, mount
informal skyrocket, go through the ceiling, go through the roof
ANTONYMS

fall

3‘the economy is spiralling downward’

SYNONYMS
deteriorate, decline, degenerate, worsen, get worse
informal go downhill, take a nosedive, go to pot, go to the dogs, hit the skids, go down the toilet, go down the tubes
ANTONYMS

improve