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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

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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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It was completed in 1781 and stood until it was replaced by the Swing Bridge in 1876
The "popping" or "booming"-type AAEs on the swing bridge were found to be fundamentally different than the clicking type.
[K.sub.S] = 0 and [C.sub.S] = 0 when the swing bridge does not reach the limit position.
The reopening of the swing bridge has re-established a route across the dock and removed a major obstacle to the regeneration of Hull's waterfront, at the same time restoring a valuable local landmark.
Prosecutor Martha Dowd said: "Numerous reports from the public said he was sitting on the swing bridge drinking alcohol."
Service Q1 to Newcastle is operating normal route to Swing Bridge, then diverting via Quayside & Law Courts, left to City Road and Swan House then Pilgrim Street and Market Street to normal route.
A SWING bridge which has been closed due to an electrical fault will remain shut until the end of the week.
Its three predecessors -the Roman, Medieval and Georgian versions -stood where the Swing Bridge is today.
The High Level Bridge and Swing Bridge, which regularly opened to let river traffic through, were both heavily congested.
Peters Canal National Historic Sites one-lane swing bridge was built in 1936.
NARROWBOATS leaving a Liverpool canal festival were caught up in an unusual type of traffic jam when a swing bridge broke down.
Which British city has a Swing Bridge, a High Level Bridge and the Queen Elizabeth II Metro Bridge?
Dyer, 23, smashed the red 360 Modena, worth pounds 110,000, into a pillar on Newcastle's Swing Bridge. He walked away limping, an unnamed passenger had whiplash injuries, and the six-month-old motor was a wreck.
But now a pounds 5million scheme has transformed the swing bridge over the Water of Leith, Edinburgh, into the focal point of a trendy neighbourhood.