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    What does the following sentence mean?

    The see - saw of a wavering courage.

    Could you put it some other way so that I can understand its exact meaning?

    Thank you very much in advance.

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    Re: meaning

    see-saw, vacillate, swing back and forth. vacillate definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta

    waver, exhibit irresolution or indecision; vacillate: wavered over buying a house. Synonyms hesitate; to become unsteady or unsure; falter: His resolve began to waver. waver - definition of waver by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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    Re: meaning

    see-saw battle
    about to win or about to lose
    Last edited by rj1948; 04-May-2008 at 09:54.

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    Re: meaning

    A see-saw, the child's playground toy, is a long plank balanced in the middle on a fixed support, on each end of which a child sits and they swing up and down by pushing the ground alternately with their feet.
    So, figuratively, it is a situation characterized by rapid, repeated changes from one state or condition to another.

    The see - saw of a wavering courage.

    One moment he's feeling full of courage, the next he's full of doubt and fear.
    His courage is wavering, is as changeable as the motion of a see-saw: one minute his courage is up, the next minute...

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