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adjective as in rustling

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noun as in wash

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Example Sentences

There is much swishing of dresses: the good ladies of the tracts are being seated.

It makes me drowsy—feeling of green fields, little swishing brooks, and multitudes of silver leaves sweeping the skies.

His ordinary clothes were stained with soup and rank with tobacco smoke, but over them he wore a full and swishing gown of silk.

Then there came a rush of something, perhaps of air, like the soft swishing of spruce branches swinging aside.

And through all the purring and humming and rustling came the long low swishing sound of a big river.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swishing, such as: stirring, whispering, and murmurous.

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