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sweeping

Part of speech: Adjective

Carrying off, or clearing away, as with a broom or by force; as, a sweeping wind; carrying all before it; as, a sweeping triumph; inclusive; comprehensive; as, a sweeping assertion.

Part of speech: Noun

A collection of dirt and particles swept up; refuse; as, street sweepings.

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