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To move around, back and forth, or from side to side, while suspended or on an axis
“I could see the shed in the distance, and I watched in horror as the door began to swing shut.”
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To move back and forth repeatedly and somewhat loosely
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“I take a deep breath, straighten my tie, step up onto my desk, swing the flag around a few times, and begin to sing.”
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To turn or move around in a sweeping curve
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“Just west of here, a small road will swing off the main highway, carrying you around the full perimeter of the peninsula.”
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To shift from one opinion, mood, or state of affairs to another
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“Journalists today, more than ever before, attempt to swing public opinion and thereby change the course of conflicts with their writing.”
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To hit or strike with a sweeping motion
“As the two men dash at each other, both of them swing at each other and counter the other's attack.”
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To walk or move casually, or with a rhythmic swaying gait
“John Marston decided to quickly swing over towards Abigail to see if she needed some help.”
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To contend with (something), usually in an effective manner
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“How are you going to swing two jobs and still find time to study?”
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To succeed in acquiring or bringing about
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“Party leaders expressed confidence in being able to swing the required votes once the bill finally is acted upon.”
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To have enough money to pay for
“Get your financial house in order before attempting to buy a house. Make sure you can swing that mortgage.”
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To suspend in an elevated position
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To show a preference for
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(of a person) To move in a quick and lively way
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Look, search for over a wide area
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To philander or have an affair
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To earn through work or effort
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To omit a sound or a letter from a word
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To carry out a task, especially one that requires a degree of ability or skill
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To gain influence by corrupt means or intimidation
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Obtain or bring about by discussion
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Trip repeatedly as one walks
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To respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one
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Be rightly assigned to a specified category
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To turn out based on expectations
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Make a lunge
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To make a transition or change
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To elevate to a higher place or position
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To go on a voyage or journey
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Noun
An act of moving from one point to another while suspended or on an axis
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“Paul stood outside, startled by the sudden swing of the door.”
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An act of moving back and forth repeatedly and somewhat loosely
“Lilly studied the woman covertly, admiring the carefree swing of her hair.”
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A discernible change in opinion or loyalties
“The swing in opinion has almost certainly been helped by figures which suggest that we are emerging from this recession.”
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A change in state, typically sudden or pronounced
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“She then suffers a huge swing in her mood where she is easily aggravated, and little things make her cry.”
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A trend or movement towards something
“There has been a marked swing towards organic farming and the use of natural materials for the maintenance of soil fertility.”
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A physical hit or strike, or an attempt at one
“Brittany also took a swing at Scotty causing him to bob away from her.”
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The cadence or rhythm of a musical piece
“The rhythmic lope and swing of the music were part of a tradition that went beyond the Oliver band itself.”
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A movement from side to side or back and forth
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An act of waving (something at someone)
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Scope of operation
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A body suspended from a fixed support so that it swings freely back and forth under the influence of gravity, commonly used to regulate various devices such as clocks
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Government of a country by its own people, especially after having been a colony
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The act of deflecting or something deflected
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Senseless or absurd language, behavior, or ideas
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A collection of sounds that are harmonized and organized in time or beats
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A sudden forward thrust of the body, typically with an arm outstretched to attack someone or seize something
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An allowable amount of variation of a specified quantity, especially in the dimensions of a machine or part
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A journey or excursion, especially for pleasure
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A continuous period of time
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