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bucking

verb
present participle of buck

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1 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion
  • the car bucked and stalled

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2 to refuse to give in to
  • bucked the trend to outdo everyone else and just wore the same clothes they had in previous years

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3 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another
  • buck each box to the next person in line, and the last person will stack them in the storeroom

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“Bucking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bucking. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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