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swash

swash

 
pronunciation:
swash
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: swashed, swashes, swashing
definition 1: to splash, as moving water or something in water does.
definition 2: to move about very rapidly; dash to and fro.
definition 3: to have an insolent or boastful manner; swagger.
similar words:
swagger
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to splash (liquid) around.
similar words:
dash
definition 2: to splash liquid against (a surface).
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a splash of liquid or the sound it makes.
definition 2: ground over which water washes and retreats; a littoral or sandbar.
definition 3: a narrow water channel through or around a sandbank, through which tides ebb and flow.
definition 4: a boastful, insolent manner or talk; swagger.
similar words:
swagger
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derivation: swashingly (adv.)