Definitions

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  • v. overwhelm emotionally

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Examples

  • It remained for the Virago of Marley to take a great running leap, her varg a shining blur, and sweep off the Queen of Didion’s head with a single blow. thirty

    Conqueror's Moon

  • But should they fail in this war of extermination, sickly seasons, epidemics, pestilence, and plague, advance in terrific array, and sweep off their thousands and ten-thousands.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

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