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adjective as in vacillating

adjective as in vibrant

adjective as in wavering

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Example Sentences

First, I sketched out a long oscillating ribbon running from the top left to the bottom right of the page: the Euphrates.

Yes, the oscillating M60 fires its rounds above their heads.

The oscillating blade of a Stryker saw screamed, the morgue assistant opening a skull and yelling back, "Do I look busy?"

The 'Syria' was originally a paddle-wheel steamer, having oscillating cylinders worked with steam of 25 lbs.

To me it is simply a medium, an unstable, oscillating medium of impetuous spiritual energies.

The horizon, a confused mass of strata, oscillating ceaselessly, murmurs in a continual undertone.

Meantime the irresolute queen mother, always oscillating between war and peace, had again begun to treat with the Huguenots.

He usually built an oscillating engine, and rarely attached a condenser.


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oscillating, such as: shifting, staggering, swaying, tottering, vibrating, and unsteady.

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