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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of swish.


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  • Again Conan's sword swished and struck, biting into the man's back through mail and skin and spine.

    Conan the Freebooter

  • Colin says he nearly got "swished" to-day, only his master begged him off because he'd done nothing at all really.

    The Giant's Robe

  • She opened the chapel with the key she always carried, "swished" away an intrusive squirrel, left the door and window open for a moment, until the beating of frightened wings against the rafters had ceased, and, after carefully examining the floor for spiders, mice, and other creeping things, brushed away a few fallen leaves and twigs from the top of the harmonium.

    A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories

  • The sword swished frightfully through the air, and inflicted on the Count’s neck a wound slight indeed, but a trifle deeper than the barely visible scratch which had been given to the others.

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • Fancy swished the tea in the teapot around a few times and then poured everyone a cup.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Again his blade swished half a heartbeat behind me.

    Fire The Sky

  • I swished the curtains to the side and walked out to the front of the stage.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • The footsteps swished into the bathroom, opened the bathtub tap.

    Rogue Oracle

  • I swished beer cans and found one that was a quarter full.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • When they swished open, she ducked behind the chained row of shopping carts.

    Surrender the Dark


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