swoon

Part of speech: verb

To faint.

Part of speech: noun

A fainting fit.

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Usage examples "swoon":

  1. The sight of this before she saw me threw her into some kind of swoon, from which, however, she recovered. - "Blind Love", Wilkie Collins.
  2. Evidently she thought that I was still in my swoon, for now she spoke to herself in a low voice that was soft and sweet as honey. - "Child of Storm", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. She thought that he was going to swoon and slipped her arm behind him in support and, the Marta of impulse, pressed her lips to his brow. - "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.