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  • v. Present participle of seesaw.
  • n. A rising and falling, like that of a seesaw.


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  • Thank God the American people realize that we can’t afford this kind of seesawing in response to the day to day changes in the war.

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  • Stocks headed firmly south after seesawing between small gains and losses in midday trade, when numbers showed that the U.S. economy grew 2.8% in the final three months of 2011, missing analysts' expectations.

    European Stocks Slip

  • Financial stocks are seesawing with the ever-changing news over Europe's bailout status, as investors wonder about how to play off U.S. banks' exposure to their euro-zone cohorts, David Reilly reports on Markets Hub.

    Dow Retreats After Blue-Chip Day

  • The rhythmic seesawing of sympathy is invaluably heightened by the five members of a cast directed by Joe Mantello with profound appreciation of the script's depths.

    David Finkle: First Nighter: Jon Robin Baitz's "Other Desert Cities" is Red-Hot

  • Traders said seesawing U.S. equities markets, continuing uncertainty about euro-zone sovereign debt and a strengthening dollar were behind the pullback--and contributed to the price swings.

    Crude Slides On Euro-Zone Woes, Dollar Strength

  • French bank shares ended higher on Thursday after seesawing through the day amid the negative sentiment on the financial sector and speculation about the fate of France's triple-A rating, though credit-rating agencies say it isn't under review.

    France, Germany Plan Euro Proposals

  • World War I and its aftermath created a period of almost continual seesawing, with only one election (1916) seeing fewer than 20 House seats changing hands.

    Revival of Volatility Signals Historic Era in U.S. Politics

  • The quarter got off to a slow start as a seesawing stock market, sluggish growth in gross domestic product and a high unemployment rate made chief executives and boards nervous about pursuing deals, which almost always carry a high degree of execution risk.


  • On Rabat Street in downtown Sanaa, protesters hurled rocks at one another while chanting slogans, engaging in a raucous seesawing struggle to control the street.

    Fierce clashes unfold in Yemen for a seventh straight day

  • The president was right on one point: the reason we keep seeing seesawing energy prices is because we are dependent on high-risk dirty energy that hurts our wallets, our families, and our climate.

    Liz Butler: Will Obama Sell Out the Clean Air Act for a Deal With Congress?


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