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Definition of "sweep off" [sweep off]

  • Overwhelm emotionally (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "sweep off" in a sentence
  • "It remained for the Virago of Marley to take a great running leap, her varg a shining blur, and sweep off the Queen of Didion’s head with a single blow. thirty"
  • "But should they fail in this war of extermination, sickly seasons, epidemics, pestilence, and plague, advance in terrific array, and sweep off their thousands and ten-thousands."