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See definition of swinging on Dictionary.com
  • adj.moving backward and forward
  • adj.lively

synonyms for swinging

  • fluctuating
  • swaying
  • waving
  • hip
  • modern
  • contemporary
  • sophisticated
  • spirited
  • active
  • trendy
  • up-to-date
  • vivacious
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These motion-sensor alarms are suitable for both inward- and outward-swinging doors.
PORTABLE DOOR LOCKS CAN GIVE TRAVELERS EXTRA COMFORT AND PROTECTION. HERE’S HOW TO CHOOSE ONE.GINA RICHMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If burnout was built into the job, he wanted at the very least “to go down swinging.”
THE BROKEN FRONT LINEBY AVA KOFMAN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KENDRICK BRINSON AND DAVID WALTER BANKSAPRIL 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
In New York, the MTA cut service on two lines by 20% last spring, but the agency has avoided the swinging 40% to 50% service cuts it warned of in late 2020, thanks to federal relief funds.
CAN PUBLIC TRANSIT SURVIVE THE PANDEMIC? LONDON'S NEW TRANSPORT COMMISSIONER WANTS YOU TO BELIEVE IT CANCIARA NUGENT/LONDONAPRIL 2, 2021TIME
If a third cable were to break, it could send the platform holding up the dome swinging, or the whole structure could collapse.
ARECIBO OBSERVATORY, AN ‘ICON OF PUERTO RICAN SCIENCE,’ WILL BE DEMOLISHEDLISA GROSSMANNOVEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The unit offers two wide swinging doors allowing for easy access to wider items.
THE BEST OUTDOOR TOOL SHEDS FOR ALL OF YOUR STORAGE NEEDSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 14, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Pulling the horse on his haunches, and swinging him round at the same moment as if on a pivot, he made a bound to the left.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
"I thought we hit a man," said the engineer, swinging his lantern far out into the darkness.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
The car moved away, swinging to the right across the traffic stream and clearly heading for old Bond Street.
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"Wait," said Chief Inspector Kerry, and went swinging in, carrying his overall and having the malacca cane tucked under his arm.
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Along the corridor he went with a lithe, silent step, moving from the hips and swinging his shoulders.
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