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aswoon

[uh-swoon] /əˈswun/
adjective, adverb
1.
being in a swoon:
the duchess aswoon on the couch in despair.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English aswowe(n), aswowne, alteration (with initial vowel taken as a-1) of i swone(n), in swoue(n), reanalysis, as a prepositional phrase, of iswouen, Old English geswōgen fainted; see y-, swoon
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