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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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New Delhi [India], Jan 22 ( ANI ): Aamir's Khan's 'Secret Superstar' has made waves at the China Box Office as the film has managed to rake in a whopping Rs.
Fans remember Nazia and her brother, Zoheb Hassan, as the sensations that transformed pop culture in the country and made waves at home and abroad, especially across the border.
Both made waves by attacking the media, and both drew rave reviews for talking tough and being forceful during the debate.