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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sashay.


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  • On the floor of the conference, “no swishing was allowed in public” and “a couple of local queens who sashayed up to one session were told politely but firmly to go home and come back only if they were properly dressed and behaved.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Then there was saucy Mike Newell, director of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, whose camera candidly appraised the bottoms of the beautiful French girls from Beauxbatons Academy as they sashayed across the flagstones of Hogwarts.

    Sex and the Single Wizard

  • The destructive force unleashed by the Pentagon's collaboration with the leftist agenda is apparent from the circus created when homosexual activists like Dan Choi sashayed over to the Times Square recruiting center to make a political point in the short period in which the Phillips order was effective.

    The Washington Times' disgusting DADT editorial

  • A leggy, bronze Latina, wearing a lavender, whisper sheer baby doll that showcased her beautifully sculpted breasts, and tiny panties, sashayed onto the stage.


  • General George E. Stratemeyer, the Far East Air Force commander, was so transfixed by her appearance that he just sat there “drooling egg down his chin” as she sashayed past his table.

    A Covert Affair

  • Celestial Four sashayed forward, her silver and blue gown rippling like water over her rounded curves.

    Etched in Bone

  • The Israelis have sashayed in and out of southern Lebanon at will for decades.

    Matthew Yglesias » Gulf Stability and the New Iraq

  • In sashayed Halle Berry, followed by Shirley MacLaine and Sophia Loren, arm in arm.

    Backstage Oscar pass: Secret celebs, jokes, tension

  • As techno Coldplay played, models sashayed in textured pieces like crochet and mustard-hued leather.

    Meg Hemphill: Project Runway Takes Over Fashion Week

  • Imbued with even more vitality than her usual concentrated measure, she sashayed through clusters of devotees, wafting her cigarette and laughing her tinkling laugh like siren song across the room.

    The Juniper Days - Part I


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