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Describing movement up and down or backwards and forwards - synonyms or related words

back and forth

moving first in one direction and then in the opposite direction many times

from side to side

an object that moves from side to side moves from left to right, then from right to left, then back again

up and down

backwards and forwards

backwards and forwards

moving first in one direction and then in the opposite direction many times

to and fro

adverb

in one direction and then back again

heaving

adjective

moving up and down with large regular movements

two-way

adjective

moving in two opposite directions

hither and thither

in many different directions

about

adverb

moving to many different parts or areas, or in different directions

undulating

adjective

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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a stupid person

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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