wash over

phrasal verb

washed over; washing over; washes over
: to affect or be felt by (someone) thoroughly and deeply
I felt relief washing over me.
Just close your eyes and let the music wash over you.
: to appear on (a person's face) suddenly
A look of surprise washed over his face.

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“Wash over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wash%20over. Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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