the swash of the sea
The first is that the crumbling dead corals swash about in the waves - not a good place for a baby coral to survive.
Doesn't mean he cannot swash or buckle or both, but it will require additional suspension of disbelief, particularly if he has a fistfight with some muscled-up 20-year old.
the swash tends to push shingle up the beach
Though I could no longer see the clam, I knew it had pushed its siphon to the surface for feeding, and it occurred to me that the hydroid, by creating an eddy in the swash , might actually help the clam obtain food.
However, a few years on and no longer buckling a swash with his early vigour, tough battle boy Henry died of a tummy ache.
This is succeeded by plane-bedded sands dipping gently seaward, which are produced by the swash and backwash of the waves on the beach face.
Ferri revealed a madcap brilliance as Katherina, while Bocca's Petruchio buckled his swashes with rare comic flamboyance.
A solid surf beats against the breakwater, swashing spray on the sidewalk vendors and strolling passers-by.
When a heavy lurch came, hot water swashed up and over, a dismal howl, and well I fancy the cook and his mate will be more careful in future!’