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Noun
The motion of something that sways
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An act of moving back and forth repeatedly and somewhat loosely
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A swaying or oscillation of a vessel (such as a ship, aircraft, or vehicle)
Adjective
Shaking or swaying as if about to collapse
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Moving backward and forward
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Hanging down or overhanging
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Able to persuade
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Changing or varying at regular intervals
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Feeling mentally confused or dizzy
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Bending or hanging downward or forward
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Inducing someone to do something
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“Despite their background, Calder's parents tried to sway him away from a career in art.”
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Present participle for to move around or sideways rhythmically
“If we tried to cross it swiftly, the bridge would begin to sway, undoubtedly bringing us closer to falling into the freezing, death-by-hypothermia water.”
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Present participle for to move or swing unsteadily or suddenly
“The gigantic tree in the distance continued to sway violently towards the direction of the nest.”
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Present participle for to lean or tilt at an angle
“On an inhalation, lower your back and let it sway downward as you bend your arms to lower your chest and bring your chin to rest on the floor between your hands.”
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Present participle for to be uncertain or to swing from one opinion to another
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“His thoughts sway constantly between the desire to travel the world and to settle down.”
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(literary, archaic) Present participle for to rule, govern, or preside over
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“I have founded to the upper air, a new power, that henceforth shall sway the lands.”
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Present participle for to suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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Present participle for to influence, usually emotionally
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Present participle for to control or determine
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Present participle for to move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps
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Present participle for to make a strong, lasting, or favourable impression on
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Present participle for to obtain, arrange, or achieve by deceitful methods or by trickery
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Present participle for press for political action
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Present participle for to feel uncertain about something
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Present participle for to talk to someone in order to dissuade them from doing something
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Present participle for have power and influence over
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(of a person) Present participle for to move in a quick and lively way
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Present participle for to cause to occur
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Present participle for to change another's belief, especially regarding religion
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Present participle for to move to face in another direction
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Present participle for to (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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Present participle for to consume a liquid
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