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Wave

A short-term movement that goes against the general trend. For example, if the DJIA rallies on a given trading day but overall is in the midst of a prolonged bear market, the rally is called a wave against the bearish tide.
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I tried to talk to him a few times then, but he flinched, became agitated, his big hands fluttering around his face, waving aside the distraction of me.
Now Young is under the microscope again after waving aside Dons' appeals for a 33rd minute spot-kick when Saints keeper Ludovic Roy clearly brought down Robbie Winters.