"swashes" in the noun sense
the movement or sound of water
"the swash of waves on the beach"
"swashes" in the verb sense
make violent, noisy movements
2. spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash
dash a liquid upon or against
"The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
3. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade
4. swagger, bluster, swash
act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
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