clean sweep

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synonyms for clean sweep

On this page you'll find 128 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clean sweep, such as: fresh start, clean hands, clear conscience, new beginning, square one, and tabula rasa.

How to use clean sweep in a sentence

  • "No—they'll try the other side now to get a clean sweep at me," said Stover.

    The Varmint | Owen Johnson
  • General Thomas made a clean sweep of the artillery, capturing every piece, and taking forty-five hundred prisoners.

    The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
  • The woods that interfered with his cannon ranges had all been cut away, and his guns had a clean sweep of every approach.

    Nurse and Spy in the Union Army | S. Emma E. Edmonds
  • All at once it struck me that if I really frightened him too much they might decamp without making a clean sweep.

    Murder in Any Degree | Owen Johnson
  • Not that it wouldn't seem as usual, even if the gang had paid us a visit and made a clean sweep of our poor possessions.

    The Second Latchkey | Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson

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