swingeing

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large, immense
powerful, scathing (a swingeing verbal attack)
Present participle of swinge
archaic, present participle of swinge
Huge; very large
severe; punishingly bad; "swingeing taxation"; "swingeing damages awarded by the judge"
severe; punishingly bad; "swingeing taxation"; "swingeing damages awarded by the judge
{s} huge, enormous (British); wonderful, excellent (Slang)
A swingeing action, such as an attack or cut, is very great or severe. the book mounted a swingeing attack on the materialist, growth-oriented economics of the day
swinge
To lash
swinge
To strike hard

Sir Cautious: Alas I know not whom to suspect, I would I did; but if you discover him, I would swinge him.

swinge
{v} to whip, to punish
swinge
{n} a sway, a sweep
swinge
To beat soundly; to whip; to chastise; to punish
swinge
To move as a lash; to lash
swinge
burn superficially or lightly; "I singed my eyebrows"
swinge
A swinging blow
swinge
Power; sway; influence
swinge
The sweep of anything in motion; a swinging blow; a swing
swinge
To singe
swingeing

    Hyphenation

    swinge·ing

    Synonyms

    whopping

    Pronunciation

    Etymology

    [ 'swinj ] (transitive verb.) 12th century. Middle English swengen to shake, from Old English swengan; akin to Old English swingan.

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