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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Burn superficially or lightly.

Usage examples (29)
  • Bolingbroke is not active enough; but I hope to swinge him.
  • That is the neetive misure of the Oirish bards, an 'is iminiutly adapted to rendher the Homeric swinge.
  • "The Secretary promises me to swinge him," he wrote in 1711; "I must make that rogue an example for a warning to others."
  • Youth will have his swinge; time will reclaim, and discretion will bring him home at last. for more
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