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up-and-down

up-and-down

 
pronunciation:
uhp nd daUn
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: moving alternately upward and downward.
definition 2: variable, fluctuating, or changing.
his up-and-down fortunes
similar words:
checkered, unstable
definition 3: vertical or perpendicular.
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