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merry-go-round

Definitions of merry-go-round
  1. noun
    a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
    synonyms: carousel, carrousel, roundabout, whirligig
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    type of:
    ride
    a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
  2. noun
    a never-ending cycle of activities and events (especially when they seem to have little purpose)
    “if we lose the election the whole legislative merry-go-round will have to start over”
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    type of:
    cycle
    a periodically repeated sequence of events
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