rollercoaster

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A red rollercoaster in the background

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rollercoaster (plural rollercoasters)

  1. An amusement ride consisting of a buggy on a track that rises, falls, twists and turns.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) Any situation in which there are violent changes.
    Our relationship was quite a rollercoaster. Finally, I had enough of it and left her.
    The stock market has been quite the rollercoaster in the last few weeks.

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