A trustworthy person who is found to have been dishonest even to his most loyal of fans and friends.
Riot: He hacked but we all thought he was legit so as you can see he pulled a Cyclic
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A downward spiral

A nice/political/doublespeak way of defining something (see financial crisis) in a positive-feedback loop heading for destruction. An impending shitstorm

It came as Jean-Claude Trichet pointed the finger at financial markets calling on them to refrain from putting pressure on banks to hold on to more capital as that was aggravating the economic downturn.

The European Central Bank President said: “It is not our position, and we will do all that we can to pass the message that we are not in agreement with that. That would augment the pro-cyclicality of the present period.”
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Something that moves in the same direction as GDP.
When GDP increases, standard of living increases. Therefore, standard of living is pro-cyclical.
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A roller coaster of emotions. Similar to the stock market or economy. (Usually a trait of females)
Guy 1: I hate all these girls posting pics with new friends from parties and crying when they don't actually hangout

Guy 2: it's the fuckin cyclical depression man. They do it to themselves
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The constant pondering over and over again about an issue and not doing anything to resolve it.

Verbal cyclical rumination - do something about it (ie put something into action) or stop verbalising it coz I don't wanna hear about it again.
"You have to do something about this cyclical rumination, its not healthy, act on it!"
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A girl who has not had a man in her life in a long time or ever. She is ready for a man. Her mind is always thinking about where she can find a man. She is in search for a dating life and is open to a lot of guys. She may perceive herself as being of low value.
Christina is cyclically unemployed due to her willingness to put up with John’s low value behaviors. She is still showing dedication to him despite the normally unattractive behaviors.
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This is a trope that goes through a circular pattern of change, eventually returning to its original form after several iterations.

Most cycles are bipolar, though, oscillating back and forth between two opposites that mutually subvert (or invert) each other.
Cyclic tropes can often be applied to celebrity popularity.
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