sweep off

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Synonyms for sweep off

overwhelm emotionally

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Misbah was himself guilty as he gloved a reverse sweep off Bishoo after hitting three fours and a six.
Pietersen looked to start positively but after 22 minutes and 23 balls he missed a sweep off Ashraful and was bowled.
After 22 minutes and 23 balls in the middle he missed a sweep off Ashraful and was bowled, again denying him some much-needed batting time.
One 20-year-old woman was stung at least 500 times and had to be sedated by paramedics trying to sweep off the insects.
But "dirt" is what you sweep off the floor, and the term carries corresponding negative and disposable baggage for the public.