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ups and downs

noun as in highs and lows

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Example Sentences

He has had many ups-and-downs, but his motto has been, "Try and continue trying and you will succeed at last."

He has shared the ups-and-downs of frontier struggles, always a faithful supporter of the Methodist church.

All arbitrary goings to-and-fro, all idle fancies, all accidental ups-and-downs of emotion must be forbidden in the same way.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ups and downs, such as: ebb and flow, good and bad times, peaks and valleys, systole and diastole, and wax and wane.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.