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Unless it’s a clean sweep by the Democrats, none of this will happen.
The chytrid pandemic was selecting frogs based on their microbes—a selective sweep in which amphibians harboring one microbial community survived above all others.
This gravel handlebar keeps the controls in the same neutral position as a standard road handlebar and creates sweep below the controls for a wider, more confident hand position when riding in the drops.
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.
Although several players have gotten close, and several others seem like they’ve played for every single team in a league, there are surprisingly few who have made a clean sweep of a given division.
THE SUMMER OF PLAYOFFSSARAH SHACHATAUGUST 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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.
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?

WORDS RELATED TO SWEEP

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