"swashing" 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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