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LampPro Tip 1/2
Physical movementPlay
Use 'sway' to describe objects or people moving rhythmically side to side. SlideThe dancer's hips swayed to the beat.
LampPro Tip 2/2
Steady motionPlay
'Sway' indicates a movement that's often gentle and steady rather than abrupt and fast. SlideThe hammock swayed gently in the breeze.