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See definition of swayed on Dictionary.com
  • verbmove back and forth
  • verbinfluence, affect

synonyms for swayed

  • bend
  • lean
  • swing
  • waver
  • wobble
  • careen
  • fluctuate
  • incline
  • lurch
  • oscillate
  • pulsate
  • rock
  • roll
  • stagger
  • swagger
  • undulate
  • vibrate
  • wave
  • weave
  • yo-yo
  • blow hot and cold
  • hem and haw
  • pendulate
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antonyms for swayed

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  • straighten
  • hold
  • remain
  • stabilize
  • stay
  • leave alone
  • steady
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How to use swayed in a sentence

His mood swayed back to the first, happy days when the three of them had laughed and played together.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Mrs. Ducksmith, deadly white, swayed sideways, and Aristide caught her in his arms and dragged her to the stone bench.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It was contrast, doubtless, that swayed Tom's judgment in the very direction he had decided was prohibited.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The slender blades of the reeds with their delicate plumes swayed lightly over the water.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
In the narrow seat behind, Clip lurched, and swayed, and rattled the motor-cycles.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The rider seemed as weak as the horse, for he swayed in the saddle as he rode, and the bridle reins hung limp in his hands.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Plenty Buffalo gave little more information as the car swayed along the road that led off the reservation.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
I was a devil; my violin was a devil, and the shadows on the wall swayed like accusing spirits.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Again he felt the man's ascendancy over him, knew that he was swayed and moulded by a personality stronger than his own.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
For a moment he swayed, then lurched forward, his head striking the iron railing, his body falling limp to the floor.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SWAYED

  • consequent
  • dependent
  • determined
  • directed
  • guided
  • inclined
  • influenced
  • obedient
  • ordered
  • regulated
  • swayed
  • altered
  • changed
  • determined
  • formed
  • motivated
  • moved
  • persuaded
  • shaped
  • swayed
  • turned
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.