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Synonyms for swing

turn

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hit out

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hang

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swaying

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change

in full swing

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Synonyms for swing

to move rhythmically back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above

to fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

to change the direction or course of

to turn or cause to turn in place, as on a hinge or fixed point, tracing an arclike path

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to change one's attitudes or policies, for example

to execute by suspending by the neck

to bring about and carry to a successful conclusion

an area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

Synonyms for swing

a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity

mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

a sweeping blow or stroke

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changing location by moving back and forth

a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s

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a jaunty rhythm in music

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in baseball

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move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting

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move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

change direction with a swinging motion

influence decisively

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make a big sweeping gesture or movement

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hang freely

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hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement

alternate dramatically between high and low values

live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style

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have a certain musical rhythm

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be a social swinger

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play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm

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engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends

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This will promote a better wrist hinge, allowing you to increase your swing speed to its maximum.
To begin, a blacksmith cuts and shapes iron rods so that a swing can be hanged from them.
Tory Candidate: Derek Thomas Majority: 2469 Swing needed to LD: 2.
Our goal at Rotary Swing is to improve any golfer's game regardless of skill level, and the RST Winter Golf Training Package is the next level of practical instruction that'll help build better practice habits.
Jennifer: I designed my swing to be an appropriate size for days old chicks all the way up to full-grown hens and everything in between.
The swing has already made a massive improvement to the life of rap music fan Jamie, who also has ADHD and autism and uses a wheelchair because of problems with his muscles.
We chose swing because the instruments that people played suited that type of music.
And be careful that an instructor doesn't try to build your swing around a part of you that isn't your strongest point.
The authors concluded that unlike arm swing magnitude, arm swing asymmetry unequivocally differs between people with early PD and controls.
I doubted it was the landowner, City of Copenhagen, who had put up the swing in the tree.
The wheels of swing set construction apparently move very, very, very slowly.
GET into the swing of lazing away summer days with the best hammocks and rockers.
I HAVE had an email from a golfer who says: 'When I take my practice swing it is a full swing, but when I come to strike the ball I only do a half swing.