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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To waver back and forth. To keep changing between two extreme amounts or limits.

Usage examples (37)
  • He oscillated between wanting to go and wanting to stay home.
  • The only place to spot them is in a vacuum, where they should sometimes "oscillate" into normal photons.
  • But the U.S. strategy right now seems to oscillate.
  • Failure to do so could cause the modem to oscillate DSR. for more
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