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swept

verb
past tense of sweep

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1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • the wind swept across the plain without respite

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2 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • from this point the mountain range sweeps to the northeast and extends into the next state

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The first known use of swept was in 1903

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“Swept.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swept. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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