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Synonyms for swash

to flow or move with a low slapping sound

to hurl or scatter liquid upon

to walk with exaggerated or unnatural motions expressive of self-importance or self-display

Synonyms for swash

the movement or sound of water

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make violent, noisy movements

act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner

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References in classic literature ?
The felucca went on, the boat continued stationary, rocked only by the swashing waves.
A long sheet of lightning now flickered across the waves, and discovered a boat, filled with men, just under a rocky point, rising and sinking with the heaving surges, and swashing the waters at every heave.
The next wave threw their bodies back upon the deck, where they remained, swashing backward and forward, ghastly objects to the almost perishing survivors.
of kinds of peoples And swishing and swashing, and siwashing on bye
Swashing their buckles are Hereward, Fulk Fitzwarin, Eustace the Monk, William Wallace, Gamelyn, and Robin Hood, with the help of some attractive woodcuts from ballads, chapbooks, and other early prints.