Adjectives for Sweeps | Words to describe Sweeps


How do you describe Sweeps?

  • 1. A thunder-storm had swept the lake during the night, but the morning was calm, and the heavy sweeps were not able to make much way. 🔊
  • 2. The little vessel felt the effects of the powerful sweeps, and, in spite of the calm, continued to move ahead. 🔊
  • 3. The first four classes here enumerated, were allowed to drift down stream with the current, being steered by long sweeps hung on pivots. 🔊
  • 4. He, however, paid but little attention to the dogs, pushed and separated them on all sides with a few sweeps of his front paws. 🔊
  • 5. Presently I hear the well-known note, and the female sweeps down and settles unsuspectingly into the half-finished structure. 🔊
  • 6. Miss Carrie talked in deep tones, which she said were chest tones, and described mysterious sweeps and circles with her hands when she talked. 🔊
  • 7. No blue foamy sweeps, no lovely sea-green calms; nothing but leaden-coloured hills of water, swelling and sinking, with black valleys between. 🔊
  • 8. The boats were furnished with long, cumbrous sweeps, yet not a whit too heavy, since numbers of them snapped with the vigorous strokes of the rowers during the trip. 🔊
  • 9. Two birds rose from the heather and flew screaming, skimming low, as from behind them moved on the shadows of death, still as clouds, with great noiseless sweeps of sickle-shaped wings. 🔊
  • 10. In going down a steep hill a middling-sized tree may be felled, and its root tied to the hind axletree, while its branchy top sweeps along the ground, as is seen in the lowermost wagon in the sketch. 🔊
  • 11. If the French ever cross the Rhine, they will sweep every thing before them, as easily as a cloud sweeps across the sky, and with as little power in man to prevent them. 🔊
  • 12. It is a remarkable fact that, in spite of the recent Act, there are no less than three hundred sweeps who still continue to cry "sweep," in the very teeth of the legislative measure alluded to. 🔊
  • 13. Sing a song of harvest time, When the golden grain is high, When the blossoms blow, And the sun in a glow Sweeps over a cloudless sky. 🔊

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