Thesaurus / sweep
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The chytrid pandemic was selecting frogs based on their microbes—a selective sweep in which amphibians harboring one microbial community survived above all others.
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There’s also no evidence that a single sweep of the virus through the population would lead to herd immunity, says Sten Vermund, dean of the Yale School of Public Health.
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This season, the Canes truly belong, as they proved with a comprehensive sweep of the New York Rangers in the opening round of the expanded playoffs.
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To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He walked up the sweep of sandy drive to the hotel and went through the big glass doors.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Thenceforth, it ebbed, though it raged madly for a while in the effort to sweep away the obstruction.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And then if the ghost of a chimney-sweep were to appear—and why not the spirit of a sweep as well as anybody else?
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
WORDS RELATED TO SWEEP
- be in contact
- butt on
- come together
- feel up
- impinge upon
- lay a finger on
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