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Definition of "swotted" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of swot. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "swotted" in a sentence
  • "Actually I hardly "swotted" at all, I just coasted on natural ability - but they were communist enough to hate success however achieved."
  • "Publishers started producing reading guides to help proceedings along; people either swotted furiously for them or conceded that they were largely a genteel cover for a good old-fashioned knees-up; and suddenly they were both a mainstay of a certain kind of British life and an invaluable asset to the precarious business of selling books."
  • "There is something of the laboratory in this library where the books lie dusty and unborrowed, while exams are swotted for and where the intellectual and social posturing hides insecurities and self harm."
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