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Definition of "whipsawed" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of whipsaw. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "whipsawed" in a sentence
  • "Summer arrived, and dogs and men, packs on their backs, rafted across blue mountain lakes, and descended or ascended unknown rivers in slender boats whipsawed from the standing forest."
  • "Elvis Picardo, investment strategist at Northern Securities, said the Canadian market continues to be "whipsawed" by the volatility in the U.S."
  • "When an investor puts his neck on the line by risking everything on a cycle, there's always a chance the cycle (assuming it really exists) will be "whipsawed", which can always happen in the short-term by shifts in investor sentiment and trading volume patterns."
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