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ACADEMIC WORDS OF THE WEEK

ACADEMIC WORDS OF THE WEEK

12/10/18

FLUCTUATE (verb)

Definition – rise and fall irregularly in number or amount

Synonyms – vary, change, shift, alter, waver, swing, alternate, go up and down

The stock market fluctuates daily as a result of news from around the world.

 

INEVITABLE (adjective)

Definition – certain to happen; unavoidable

Synonyms – unavoidable, inescapable

The inevitable email from the bank informed the customer that his account did not have enough money to cover his latest purchase.