Leaves rustled softly as the wind swept through.

Meaning: The leaves made a soft, crackling sound as the wind moved quickly and forcefully through them.

Choice of Words: Leaves are the flat and green parts of a tree or plant. Rustled means to make a soft, crackling sound by moving. Softly means in a quiet or gentle manner. Wind refers to the movement of air. Swept means to move quickly and forcefully.

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