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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Brushed away as with a broom.

Usage examples (39)
  • There is no worse mistake in public leadership than to hold out false hope soon to be swept away.
  • The sleek swept wings of the plane
  • Verb (used without object) : The new broom sweeps well. ,Proudly, she swept from the room. ,His glance swept around the room
  • Getting swept is different than winning two games. for more
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