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does "spiralling demand" mean mean increasing / or fluctuating demand?

context: Global emissions have been growing rapidly, in particular because of spiralling energy demand in china and other developing countries.

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    Something can spiral up or it can spiral down. In the case of this sentence 'spiraling energy demand' is increasing. Your context clues are the words 'growing rapidly' which means to go up and the word 'because' will lead to the reason why global emissions are growing.

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