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swayed

adjective

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swayed

verb
past tense of sway

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1 to act upon (a person or a person's feelings) so as to cause a response
  • how can you not be swayed by that precious kitten, meowing as if to say, "Please take me home with you?"

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2 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
  • the way the ski lift was swaying in the wind made me nervous

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3 archaic to exercise authority or power over
  • an epic novel set in the days when Rome swayed the Western world

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“Swayed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swayed. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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