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swishing

verb
present participle of swish

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1 to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\
  • with their satin costumes swishing, the little ballerinas chasséd onto the stage

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2 to move from side to side or up and down with quick jerky motions
  • the horse's tail swishes after every jump

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“Swishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swishing. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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