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swat to hit abruptly, as with an open hand or fly swatter; slap; smack. [4 definitions]
swatch a small sample or specimen cut from something, esp. cloth.
swath the width or path cut by one pass of a scythe, mower, or the like. [3 definitions]
swathe to wrap up, enfold, or bind, esp. with a wrapping material or bands. [4 definitions]
sway to swing back and forth or from side to side; rock. [11 definitions]
swayback an excessive or abnormal inward or downward curvature of the spine, as in some horses. [2 definitions]
Swaziland a country in southeastern Africa between South Africa and Mozambique.
swear to vow, declare, or affirm in the name of a deity or in the presence of a sacred object. [9 definitions]
swear by to name (someone or something) as one's witness or guarantee as to the truth of a declaration or the solemnity of a promise. [2 definitions]
swear in to administer a legal oath or oath of office to.
swear off (informal) to resolve to give up (some thing or behavior); renounce.
swearword a word or phrase considered to be obscene or profane; curse word.
sweat to excrete salty fluid from the skin pores for cooling of the body; perspire. [18 definitions]
sweatband a band of cloth or leather sewn into a hat to absorb sweat. [2 definitions]
sweatbox a box that holds products such as skins, fruits, or tobacco leaves during their curing or fermenting process. [2 definitions]
sweat equity (informal) the labor invested in a property, building, business, or the like that increases its worth.
sweater a knitted shirt, pullover, or jacket. [2 definitions]
sweat gland any of numerous tiny tubular glands located near the surface of the skin, that secrete sweat.
sweatpants pants made of cotton jersey, usu. having elastic at the cuffs and waistband, designed to be worn during exercise to induce sweating or absorb sweat.
sweatshirt a usu. long-sleeved cotton jersey pullover, often worn during exercise to induce sweating or absorb sweat.
sweatshop an establishment employing laborers at low wages, for unreasonable hours, or under unhealthy conditions.