swims 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of swim
as in spins
to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around his head was swimming after he was given so much information on his first day at the new job

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as in hovers
to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air there appeared to be an oily film swimming on the water

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plural of swim
as in dazes
a temporary state of unconsciousness the merest glimpse of blood sends him into a swim

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“Swims.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swims. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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