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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswingeingswinge‧ing /ˈswɪndʒɪŋ/ adjective   swingeing cuts
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swingeingPrice rises were ineffective unless they were so swingeing as to be ruinous.The conference kicked off with a swingeing attack on local government reform by Arthur Midwinter, professor of politics at Strathclyde University.Universities everywhere were in disarray, faced with swingeing cuts in their funding.There will certainly be no complaints from her that far more swingeing penalties have now been introduced.The most immediate consequence was the swingeing repression carried out during the autumn and winter of 1934-5.There followed a swingeing series of letters between Rodrigo and Berenguer, in which each accused the other of treachery and cowardice.
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