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Definition of "sweep over" [sweep over]

  • Overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "sweep over" in a sentence
  • "But he allowed his eyes to sweep over all of us and then back out to the plain where the other wolves were still running among the elkryn."
  • "The Ferengi pressed on, even though the flood of details was beginning to sweep over Jake like a thought-smothering wave, and he knew the overload had to be affecting the other survivors of his time the same way."
  • "The trees were scraggy, loppy old things hanging down in dismal sweep over the leaky roof and damp walls."