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Correct spelling: fluctuate

Definition of fluctuate:

  1. To move in waves, noting the motion of fluid in a cavity such as the abdomen.
  2. To cause to fluctuate.
  3. To float backward and forward; to waver; to rise and fall; to be unsteady.

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Examples of usage for fluctuate:

  1. The number of stars known to be variable is about 400, while a considerable number of others are " suspected," and it would not be surprising if a large fraction of all the stars should be found to fluctuate a little in brightness. – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  2. An exquisite spring morning, with wet earth, rising mists, and shafts of pure, warm sunlight, made her sing like the forest birds all about her, but even on the coldest and blackest of winter nights, when the storm made the lamp- light fluctuate alarmingly, and trees creaked over the cabin, she would look up from the piano to say contentedly: " Well, I'd rather be here than anywhere else, anyway!" – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  3. Nor did this fluctuate enough to make the record exciting. – The Blue Pavilions by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Quotes for fluctuate:

  1. By the late 1980s people realized that houses did not always appreciate and that they could fluctuate like any other market commodity.
  2. It's easier to stay in shape than to fluctuate.
  3. The prices of raw materials do not fluctuate directly with the labour cost of producing them.