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1‘there will be more sweeping changes in education’
extensive, wide-ranging, global, broad, wide, comprehensive, all-inclusive, all-embracing, far-reaching, across the board, worldwide, Catholic, exhaustive, pervasive
thorough, in-depth, radical
narrow, restricted, limited
2‘a sweeping victory for the Republican Party’
overwhelming, decisive, thorough, complete, total, absolute, out-and-out, thoroughgoing, unconditional, unlimited, unrestricted, unqualified, plenary
3‘there are dangers in making sweeping statements based on this research’
wholesale, blanket, over-general, general, inclusive, all-inclusive, unqualified, indiscriminate, universal, oversimplified, imprecise
4‘a sweeping curved roof’
broad, extensive, expansive, vast, spacious, roomy, boundless, panoramic
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