[ sweyd ]
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adjectiveVeterinary Pathology.

Origin of swayed

First recorded in 1570–80; sway + -ed2

Other words from swayed

  • un·swayed, adjective

Words Nearby swayed

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How to use swayed in a sentence

  • His mood swayed back to the first, happy days when the three of them had laughed and played together.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
  • Mrs. Ducksmith, deadly white, swayed sideways, and Aristide caught her in his arms and dragged her to the stone bench.

  • It was contrast, doubtless, that swayed Tom's judgment in the very direction he had decided was prohibited.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
  • The slender blades of the reeds with their delicate plumes swayed lightly over the water.

    Honey-Bee | Anatole France
  • In the narrow seat behind, Clip lurched, and swayed, and rattled the motor-cycles.

    Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews