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  • as inshake up
  • as inclear the decks

synonyms for make a clean sweep

  • disturb
  • reorganize
  • shock
  • agitate
  • break with past
  • cause revolution
  • churn up
  • clean out
  • clean up
  • clear out
  • liquidate
  • mix
  • overturn
  • purge
  • remove
  • rid
  • stir up
  • turn upside down
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antonyms for make a clean sweep

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  • calm
  • placate
  • soothe
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    How to use make a clean sweep in a sentence

    And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    Fanning and Wharton were to make head against the infantry and cavalry.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO MAKE A CLEAN SWEEP

    • clear away
    • clear out
    • flush out
    • groom
    • make a clean sweep
    • spruce up
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