Clean-sweep sentence example

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  • The Piedmontese government at this time was most reactionary, and had made a clean sweep of all French institutions.

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  • A clean sweep was made of the medieval polity surviving in the somnolent local diets and corporations.

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  • A clean sweep was made of the legislation of the preceding period; the five articles of Perth, the service book and book of canons and the court of high commission were all condemned.

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  • The bishops almost unanimously refused to conform, and a clean sweep was made of the episcopal bench.

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  • The royalist plot of the Rue Saint-Nicaise (December 24, 1800) allowed him to make a clean sweep of the democratic republicans, who despite their innocence were depsrted to Guiana, and to annul Assemblies that were a mere show by making the senate omnipotent in constitutional matters; but it was necessary for him to transform this deceptive truce into the general pacification so ardently desired for the last eight years.

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  • Having thus made a clean sweep of nearly the whole of the dogmatic medicine, what did Paracelsus put in its place?

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  • In spite of his reverence for his brother's memory, he made a clean sweep of " the angel's " Bible Society,' and other paraphernalia of official hypocrisy; as for Alexander's projects of reform, the pitiful legacy of a life of unfulfilled purposes, these were reported upon by committees, considered and shelved.

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  • Pond's Clean Sweep Micro Dermabrasion towelettes are infused with cooling cucumber.

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  • If this means opting for a clean sweep haircut before growing out your tresses, then by all means book the appointment.

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