Definition of Swayed

1. a. Bent down, and hollow in the back; sway-backed; -- said of a horse.



Definition of Swayed

1. Verb. (past of sway) ¹

2. Adjective. Bent backwards, as in swayback ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swayed

1. sway [v] - See also: sway

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swayed

swatting
swattings
swattle
sway
sway-backed
sway-bracing
sway-bracings
sway bar
sway bars
swayable
swayback
swaybacked
swaybacks
swaybar
swaybars
swayed (current term)
swayer
swayers
swayful
swaying
swayingly
swayings
swayl
swayled
swayling
swaylings
swayls
sways
swazzle
swazzles

Literary usage of Swayed

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1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... thought it a prudent course to invent a story —to pretend that he was swayed by a passion. He manufactured some circumstantial details. ..."

2. The History of Modern Painting by Richard Muther (1896)
"CHAPTER XXXVIII BELGIUM As David swayed over Belgian painting from 1800 to 1830, and Delaroche from 1850 to 1850, Courbet swayed over it from 1850 to 1870. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"the judges were alternately swayed by the laws of justice and by the clamours of faction.68 The chamberlain Eusebius, who had so long abused the favour of ..."

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