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Adjective
Moving backwards and forwards in a swinging motion
“The princess, who looked worried and quite frightened, clung for her dear life to the swinging branch.”
Adjective
Fashionable and trendy
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“The fashion entrepreneur Michael Pearce grappled with this question when he decided to relaunch Biba, the iconic swinging London label that defined the hippie era.”
Adjective
Lively and spirited
“Set among peace-loving forest dwellers in the swinging 60s, the lively production even features a guest appearance by The King himself, Elvis.”
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Hanging or drooping downwards
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Stylish, modern or appealing in appearance
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Having or characterized by loose morals
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Having the atmosphere, decoration, or attitude of a festival, holiday, or celebration
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Occurring in turn repeatedly
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(of an affair or relationship) Not involving any commitment
Noun
A rapid back-and-forth or side-to-side movement, especially in rhythm
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An act of flapping something, typically a wing or arm, up and down or from side to side
Verb
Coming into possession of
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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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Present participle for to move around, back and forth, or from side to side, while suspended or on an axis
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“I could see the shed in the distance, and I watched in horror as the door began to swing shut.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to move in, or lead to, a different direction
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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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Present participle for to shift from one opinion, mood, or state of affairs to another
“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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Present participle for to hit or strike with a sweeping motion
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“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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Present participle for to walk or move casually, or with a rhythmic swaying gait
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“John Marston decided to quickly swing over towards Abigail to see if she needed some help.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to move or jolt around unsteadily or abruptly
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Present participle for to swing indecisively from one course of action or opinion to another
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Present participle for to walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall
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Present participle for to arrange or organize for an outcome, especially through negotiation
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Present participle for to feel favorably disposed towards someone or something
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Present participle for to hang or suspend in an elevated position
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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 philander or have an affair
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Present participle for to carry out a task, especially one that requires a degree of ability or skill
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Present participle for to gain influence by corrupt means or intimidation
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Present participle for to go on a voyage or journey
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Present participle for to devote effort to something
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Present participle for be rightly assigned to a specified category
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Present participle for to make a change from one state, form or position to another
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Present participle for to eventuate or turn out, especially based on expectations
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Present participle for to administer, implement, or carry out
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Present participle for to make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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Present participle for to carry to another place by lifting
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