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  Words related to sweep up

Related / Similar Words: espouse, embrace, adopt, embroil, tangle, sweep, drag, drag in

 

Definition:
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one''s own; "She embraced Catholocism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith";
  • force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don''t drag me into this business";

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    Hyponyms: take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize on

     

    Derivational Morphology: borrowing, adoption, embrace, bosom, imbroglio, embroilment

     

     
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