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Hit or try to hit with a swinging blow
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“He is cranky and on several occasions has tried to swipe at or bite the tourists.”
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To steal
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“Frankly, with a vast online knowledge base at your fingertips, it would be a miracle if people didn't swipe a phrase here or pilfer a juicy paragraph there.”
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To make forceful contact with something
“If she moved even an inch to the right, her car would swipe the side-view mirrors of every parked vehicle on the block.”
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To collide forcefully with something
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To hover an RFID device such as a smartcard over a receiver, often with a graphical user interface, in order to make a payment or gain access to the vehicle
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To smile in a scornful or deprecating manner
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To move (one's hand or arm, or something held in one's hand) to and fro
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Make a lunge
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A sweeping blow
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“Jason took a backhand swipe and connected with Bill's forehead above the right eye.”
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A critical remark or putdown
“He could not help but take a swipe at his counterpart during his speech.”
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A pointed and often mocking comment or criticism
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A fierce verbal attack
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A facetious or insulting remark
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An act of rubbing something
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