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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Alternating periods of good and bad fortune or spirits.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Periods of positive and negative events, moods, or interactions; highs and lows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. alternate states of elevation and depression, or of prosperity and the contrary.

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