sway

All Noun Verb
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  • When she stood face to face with him she swayed and almost fell. Cited from Conjuror's House, by Stewart Edward White
  • Whether the public good or the private advantage swayed him most who shall say? Cited from The Letters of Cassiodorus, by Cassiodorus
  • Her mind being made up, she was not easily swayed from her purpose. Cited from The Fortunes of the Farrells, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • He buried his face in his hands and swayed from side to side. Cited from The Daffodil Mystery, by Edgar Wallace
  • Then the aircraft would be swayed over the side where it could be launched.
  • They were black around him now, swaying back and forth about his legs. Cited from The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Raymond King Cummings
  • She heard the sound of swaying among all the trees on the shore. Cited from A Dozen Ways Of Love, by Lily Dougall
  • For a second they swayed, then both men fell heavily together to the ground. Cited from Jack Haydon's Quest, by John Finnemore
  • The woman covered her face with her hands, and swayed back and forth where she stood. Cited from Phantom Wires, by Arthur Stringer
  • It swayed against him, and the head fell back across his arm. Cited from Prisoners of Hope, by Mary Johnston
  • The old man was probably swayed in his decision by another cause. Cited from Great Indian Chief of the West, by Benjamin Drake
  • He swayed a little, where he stood, and for a moment neither moved nor spoke. Cited from Phantom Wires, by Arthur Stringer
  • She swayed a little on her feet, and he caught her arm. Cited from The Lion's Mouse, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Then the woman swayed forward, and laid her face on the man's feet. Cited from Kafir Stories, by William Charles Scully
  • Then very suddenly but very quietly he reached out and caught the swaying thing. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Already she swayed and controlled me as no other of her sex ever had. Cited from Gordon Craig, by Randall Parrish
  • This allows a railway car to take a turn at higher speed with less swaying.
  • Even greater than its real value as a medical discovery, it swayed the popular mind. Cited from Tarrano the Conqueror, by Raymond King Cummings
  • He swayed toward her as she did so, swept by some power not his own. Cited from Never-Fail Blake, by Arthur Stringer
  • Although not ultimately his decision, the commander of a mission always held great sway.
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Meaning of sway

  • noun Controlling influence