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synonyms for swung

  • curve
  • dangle
  • flap
  • fluctuate
  • hang
  • lurch
  • pitch
  • pivot
  • rotate
  • sway
  • swivel
  • turn
  • twirl
  • veer
  • wave
  • whirl
  • wiggle
  • wobble
  • avert
  • deflect
  • divert
  • oscillate
  • palpitate
  • reel
  • revolve
  • rock
  • roll
  • sheer
  • shunt
  • suspend
  • swerve
  • undulate
  • vary
  • vibrate
  • volte-face
  • wag
  • waggle
  • wheel
  • away
  • be pendent
  • pendulate
  • turn about
  • turn on an axis

antonyms for swung

MOST RELEVANT
  • stay
  • straighten
  • remain
  • stabilize
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How to use swung in a sentence

Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Both of the orator's hands swung upward and outward, and he looked intently at the ceiling.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Robert assisted her into the hammock which swung from the post before her door out to the trunk of a tree.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I swung down from my horse on the brink of the creek, cinched the saddle afresh, and rolled a cigarette.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We sat in silence, watching through the window the old man's lantern as he swung away toward home.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
They had swung back a hundred centuries towards original crude life.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Nearly all the mutineers swung round and galloped headlong for the landward boundary of the paddy field.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The engineer took his lantern and silently went back and swung the spot of fire in the black, cold air.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Piegan swung into the coulée at a fast lope, and we stole carefully down to meet him.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He lost his head as the lower gates swung open, and broke the rule of the river by pushing out in front of a launch.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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