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seesaw

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of seesaw

  1. 1 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions <as their boat seesawed in the rough water, the rescue team tried to get the passengers off the sinking ship> Synonyms careen, lurch, pitch, roll, rock, sway, toss, wobble (also wabble)Related Words blunder, buck, dodder, falter, flounder, halt, hitch, hobble, jerk, jolt, reel, shake, stagger, stumble, teeter, toddle, totter, tumble, vacillate, vibrate, waddle, waver, weave; oscillate, undulate, wag, waggle

  2. 2 to make short up-and-down movements <the price of the stock has been seesawing all week> Synonyms bob, bobble, jog, jounce, pump, nod, wagRelated Words jerk, jiggle, shake, wiggle, wobble (also wabble); oscillate, rock, sway, swing, undulate; drop, duck




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