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seesaw

verb

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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

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2 to make short up-and-down movements
  • the price of the stock has been seesawing all week

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seesaw

noun

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The first known use of seesaw was in 1704

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“Seesaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/seesaw. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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