Definition of Sweep over

1. Verb. Overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweep Over

sweeled
sweeling
sweels
sweeney
sweeneys
sweenies
sweeny
sweep-second
sweep aside
sweep away
sweep hand
sweep oar
sweep off
sweep out
sweep over (current term)
sweep someone off their feet
sweep something under the carpet
sweep something under the rug
sweep the board
sweep through
sweep under the rug
sweep up
sweepage
sweepages
sweepback
sweepbacks
sweeper
sweepers
sweepest

Literary usage of Sweep over

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1. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"The clouds i [ sweep over with their shadows, and, beneath, The surface rolls and fluctuates to the eye ; Dark hollows seem to glide along and chase The ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... of the century : who will say what it will have accomplished be/ore the century is done ? a Scott or the poems of a Byron sweep over the Continent, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... sweep over the Continent, and come back in IIIJ-I.IL,.I<- reverberations frum Germany and Trance, from Sweden and Spain. If the phrase the republic of ..."

4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"It was also applied to lightning at an early date. At present the tremendous wind - storms like the typhoon which sweep over the West are called ..."

5. The Ladies' Battle by Molly Elliot Seawell (1911)
"... torn asunder by internal wars, with torrents of blood and oceans of treasure poured out like the un- salted seas that sweep over Niagara, would these ..."

6. The Ladies' Battle by Molly Elliot Seawell (1911)
"... torn asunder by internal wars, with torrents of blood and oceans of treasure poured out like the un- salted seas that sweep over Niagara, would these ..."

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