swash

Definitions of swash
  1. noun
    the movement or sound of water
    “the swash of waves on the beach”
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    type of:
    moving ridge, wave
    one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
  2. verb
    dash a liquid upon or against
    synonyms: plash, spatter, splash, splatter, splosh
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    types:
    puddle
    make a puddle by splashing water
    slosh, slosh around, slush, slush around
    spill or splash copiously or clumsily
    type of:
    disperse, dot, dust, scatter, sprinkle
    distribute loosely
  3. verb
    make violent, noisy movements
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    type of:
    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  4. verb
    act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
    synonyms: bluster, swagger
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    type of:
    act, behave, do
    behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
  5. verb
    show off
    synonyms: blow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, gasconade, shoot a line, tout, vaunt
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    types:
    puff
    speak in a blustering or scornful manner
    crow, gloat, triumph
    dwell on with satisfaction
    congratulate, preen
    pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
    type of:
    amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate
    to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
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