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  • n  the movement or sound of water
    the swash of waves on the beach
  • v  make violent, noisy movements
  • v  dash a liquid upon or against
  • v  show off
  • v  act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner

  • At Newport, some terrible trials for Terrible Ted At the helm of Courageous he still cuts a dashing Errol Flynn figure, but some of the old swash has gone out of his buckle.
  • But that doesn't make this biography any less swash-bucklingly gripping.
  • A swash buckling world traveler and a columnist for France's moderately conservative Le Figaro, he prefaces his book by insisting that it is "no wild-eyed dream," then drives .
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  • KGB, Meet NSA
    I’ve always been a sucker for spy novels. Give me some intrepid Brit or American buckling swash (secretly) in some Commie totalitarian cesspool, and I’m good, especially if KGB blood spills. So I was in the library looking for another good spy read when “The Way of the Knife” caught my eye. But it’s nonfiction … written about the CIA’s role in the Global War on Terror by Mark Mazzetti of the New ...
    June 19, 2013 - Flathead Beacon
  • Swash and Learn: Alum ad agency blends business and pleasure
    Tyler Owens/Senior Staff Writer Josh Berthume, CEO and creative director of local advertising agency Swash Labs, attempts to vacuum dog hair off his futon in his office in a two-story house on University Drive. The vacuum blows a fuse in the house and he laughingly rattles off swear words, deciding to just sit down and [...]
    June 14, 2013 - North Texas Daily

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