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English verb: sweep over

1. sweep over (emotion) overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

Synonymsovercome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, whelm

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise

Narrower (hyponym)benight, clutch, devastate, get hold of, kill, knock out, lock, seize, stagger

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