Thesaurus / sweeping

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Betwixt the cold sun and the hard earth, a dust-befogged wind, plainly borrowed from March, was sweeping the street.

Mary MarstonGeorge MacDonald

Such figures are a conclusive answer to charges of the sweeping character we have quoted.

The courier looked puzzled for an instant, and then held up both hands with a sweeping motion.

Famous Indian ChiefsCharles H. L. Johnston

Sweeping round, the vision meets an aggregate of peaks which look as fledglings to their mother towards the mighty Dom.

The Beauties of NatureSir John Lubbock

Colonel Broadcastle's voice was sweeping the armory, as he put the regiment through the manual of arms.

The Lieutenant-GovernorGuy Wetmore Carryl

A power stronger than brute force is sweeping through the world.

The provision of more baths was also suggested, and the daily sweeping out of the prison.

For reasons hereinafter fully set forth, I believe they have been somewhat too sweeping, and too radical.

He made a sweeping gesture around the room that looked like a junk heap.

Stand by for Mars!Carey Rockwell

Arjun swept like sweeping whirlwind, all resistless in his force, Sought no foe and waged no combat, held his ever onward course!

Maha-bharataAnonymous

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