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  Words related to sway

Related / Similar Words: rock, careen, tilt, shake, swing, carry, persuade

 

Definition:
  • pitching dangerously to one side;
  • controlling influence;
  • move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet";
  • cause to move back and forth; "rock the cradle"; "rock the baby"; "the wind swayed the trees gently";
  • move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner; "He swung back";
  • win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters";

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    Hyponyms: roll, nutate, swag, totter, waver, weave, lash, oscillate, vibrate, brachiate

     

    Grouped Verbs: rock, shake, carry

     

    Derivational Morphology: careen, wobble, shift, tilt, cant, cant over, slant, pitch, lean, tip, angle, rock, swing, shake, stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, carry, persuade, wag, waggle, rocking chair, rocker, swinging, vacillation, swinger

     

    Anagrams: ways, yaws

     

     
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