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sway Idioms & Phrases


anti-sway bar

  • noun a rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks; serves to stabilize the chassis
    stabilizer bar.
WordNet

hold sway

  • verb be master; reign or rule
WordNet

sway-backed

Sway"-backed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having the back hollow or sagged, whether naturally or as the result of injury or weakness; -- said of horses and other animals.
Webster 1913

sway-bracing

Sway"-bra`cing noun
Definitions
  1. (Engin.) The horizontal bracing of a bridge, which prevents its swaying.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

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