washed over; washing over; washes over
Definition of wash over
1 : 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.
2 : to appear on (a person's face) suddenly A look of surprise washed over his face.
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