from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. free course; unrestrained liberty; “Leaving corrupt nature to … the full swing and freedom of its own extravagant actings.” South (Colloq.)
- n. See under Full.
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The motive is taken up nearer among the coco-nuts, and is in full swing in the pools below the terrace.
Camaraderie was in full swing as the stories flew.
They died as my father had died, as Broken-Tooth had died, as my sister and the Hairless One had just died -- abruptly and brutally, in the full possession of their faculties, in the full swing and rush of life.
A business conference was in full swing in his shop, a modest cube of brick, tile-roofed, as the Chicago-Los Angeles “rocket” thundered overhead — very noisy, very swept back, very fiery jets, shaped as sleekly swift-looking as an airborne barracuda.
Having decided not to revolute further, for the time being, the whole crowd was at work again at the various primitive manufactures of the place, shops reopened, and eating-houses in full swing in another hour's time.