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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Agitation resulting from active worry.

Usage examples (37)
  • A man in a swither is a man half absent, as poor a fighter as he is indifferent a lover; the enemy and the girl will escape him ere he has throttled the doubt at his...
  • And as ill-luck had it, his ill counsel found me on the swither, as yours did when
  • Strong cruel brutes, they did not swither a moment, but both leaped at M'Iver's throat.
  • The wind smells of the Wear, sprays rain on the wall and growls with an insistent swither. for more
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