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English verb: fluctuate

1. fluctuate (motion) cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Verb groupfluctuate, vacillate, waver

2. fluctuate (motion) move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern


SamplesThe line on the monitor vacillated.


Synonymsvacillate, waver


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)swing


Verb groupfluctuate

3. fluctuate (change) be unstable


SamplesThe stock market fluctuates.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn









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