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seesaw

see·saw

seesaw

 
pronunciation:
si saw
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long board attached to and swiveling freely on a central pivot, so that people sitting on each end can alternately go up and down.
similar words:
teeter
definition 2: any up-and-down or back-and-forth motion.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: seesawed, seesawing, seesaws
definition 1: to use a seesaw.
definition 2: to move or change in a way suggesting the motion of a seesaw.
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