Part of speech:
To drop (troops or supplies) by parachute; airdrop
To cause to hang loosely or swing:
To pass over, or traverse, with the eye or with an instrument of observation.
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
To move, pull, jerk, snatch, throw, etc. suddenly
To swing or sway to and fro; flutter
To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
To move with small movements rapidly to and fro.
To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
To move in or as in waves; move sinuously
To divert or deflect:
To rock or shake as if about to fall; be unsteady
To turn on or as if on a swivel
(--- Chemistry) To disperse or put (particles, for example) in suspension.
To spin, turn, or revolve something.
To move or sway strongly; shake; vibrate
To turn on or as if on a pivot
Oscillate is to swing back and forth, either literally or in terms of your opinion, action or mood.
To operate in a certain fixed motion; turn, revolve, etc.
To find ways to go on functioning; get along somehow; succeed in handling matters
To move with abrupt movements; move haltingly or jerkily.
(Baseball) To fail to break or move in the intended way, as a curve ball.
To manage in using, as a spade or a musket; to wield; often, to manage skillfully.
To move restlessly; bustle
To be continually changing or varying in an irregular way
(Intransitive) To execute an irregular or fanciful strain of music, by way of ornament or prelude.
To wave, shake, or exhibit in a menacing, challenging, or exultant way; flourish
To move (esp. wings) up and down; flap; flail
To twist or wind around:
To exercise (power, influence, etc.)
To move with a slight tremulous motion; tremble, shake, or quiver.
To turn on an axis; rotate.
To carry into effect; administer (laws, etc.)
To bring about; effect.
To bring about; make happen; cause or accomplish:
To hang on a gibbet
To roll or move on or as if on wheels or a wheel.
To turn aside.
Deflect is defined as to cause something to change direction, or to deter someone from his/her intended purpose.
To turn away:
To throw, cast, fling, or hurl
To have a dependence:
A particular right, franchise, or exemption from compulsion
The ability or power to move:
The basic unit of linear measure in the metric system, equal to 39.3701 inches: now defined in the SI system as the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second
The measure or beat of movement.
A range of power or influence:
The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
Range or scope of influence or effect:
Maximum range of capability (of a weapon, radio, detector, fuel supply, etc.).
A range of control or influence:
Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
A cutting or being cut
Changing location by moving back and forth.
A regular rising and falling or movement to alternating sides; movement in waves.
The action of oscillating.
Instruments on which the rhythm can be played; specif.,
(Physics) A rapid linear motion of a particle or of an elastic solid about an equilibrium position.
A region; sphere; area
The amount or degree to which something is or can be extended; range; extent
To execute; effect; perform (an act, action, etc.)
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To arrive at a judgment, choice, or decision
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
Territory is a plot of land controlled by a specific person, animal or country, or where a person has knowledge, rights or responsibilities.
The act or process or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
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