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Dewula - Swing V.

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Dewula is a Xitsonga word meaning "Swing" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below or sending a suggestion

Definition of swing
- Swing n
- A state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity; "the party went with a swing"; "it took time to get into the swing of things"
- Mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
- A sweeping blow or stroke; "he took a wild swing at my head"
- Changing location by moving back and forth [syn: {swinging}, {vacillation}]
- A style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz [syn: {swing music}, {jive}]
- A jaunty rhythm in music [syn: {lilt}]
- The act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it [syn: {golf stroke}, {golf shot}]
- In baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball" [syn: {baseball swing}, {cut}]
- A square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them v
- Move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting; "He swung his left fist"; "swing a bat"
- Move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner; "He swung back" [syn: {sway}]
- Change direction with a swinging motion; turn; "swing back"; "swing forward"
- Influence decisively; "This action swung many votes over to his side" [syn: {swing over}]
- Make a big sweeping gesture or movement [syn: {sweep}, {swing out}]
- Hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling" [syn: {dangle}, {drop}]
- Hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement; "The soccer player began to swing at the referee"
- Alternate dramatically between high and low values; "his mood swings"; "the market is swinging up and down"
- Live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style; "The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely"
- Have a certain musical rhythm; "The music has to swing"
- Be a social swinger; socialize a lot [syn: {get around}]
- Play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm
- Engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends; "There were many swinging couples in the 1960's" [also: {swung}]
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