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swaying

verb
present participle 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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