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swing (n):
changing location by moving back and forth
Related Words: ingvacillation
swing (n):
a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
swing (n):
in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
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he took a vicious cut at the ball
swing (n):
the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
swing (n):
a sweeping blow or stroke
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he took a wild swing at my head
swing (n):
mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
swing (n):
a jaunty rhythm in music
Related Words: lilt
swing (n):
a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
Related Words: jive
swing (n):
a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
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the party went with a swing.
it took time to get into the swing of things
swing (v):
alternate dramatically between high and low values
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his mood swings.
the market is swinging up and down
swing (v):
hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
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The soccer player began to swing at the referee
swing (v):
engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends
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There were many swinging couples in the 1960's
swing (v):
make a big sweeping gesture or movement
Related Words: sweep
swing (v):
play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm
swing (v):
move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
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He swung back
Related Words: sway
swing (v):
change direction with a swinging motion; turn
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swing back.
swing forward
swing (v):
move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting
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He swung his left fist.
swing a bat
swing (v):
be a social swinger; socialize a lot
swing (v):
live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style
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The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely
swing (v):
influence decisively
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This action swung many votes over to his side
swing (v):
hang freely
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the ornaments dangled from the tree.
The light dropped from the ceiling
swing (v):
have a certain musical rhythm
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The music has to swing
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The truth will become known eventually.


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