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Verb: sweep away  sweep u'wey
  1. Eliminate completely and without a trace
    "The old values have been swept away";
    - wipe out
  2. Overwhelm emotionally
    - sweep off

Derived forms: swept away, sweeps away, sweeping away

Type of: affect, destroy, destruct, impress, move, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], strike, uncreate [literary]