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 for carry away
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  carry away
      v 1: remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or
           emotional state; transport into a new location or state;
           "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant
           lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take
           you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the
           dead man and I started to cry" [syn: take away, bear
           off, bear away, carry away, carry off] [ant:
           bring, convey, fetch, get]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  143 Moby Thesaurus words for "carry away":
     abduce, abduct, allure, annihilate, attract, bear the palm,
     becharm, beguile, bereave of life, bewitch, captivate, capture,
     carry, carry it, carry off, carry the day, cart away, cast a spell,
     charm, chloroform, come apart, come off, come out first,
     come undone, come unstuck, crack up, crimp, cut down, cut off,
     delectate, delight, delocalize, deprive of life, destroy,
     disintegrate, dislodge, dispatch, displace, dispose of,
     do away with, do for, do to death, draw on, enamor, enchant, end,
     endear, enrapture, enravish, enthrall, entrance, execute,
     exterminate, fall off, fall to pieces, fascinate, finish,
     finish in front, finish off, fluke, fly apart, freak out, gain,
     gain the day, get loose, give way, go to pieces, hold for ransom,
     hold in thrall, hypnotize, immolate, imparadise, impress,
     infatuate, inflame with love, intrigue, kidnap, kill, knock dead,
     knock out, launch into eternity, lay aside, liquidate, lynch,
     make a killing, make away with, manhandle, martyr, martyrize,
     mesmerize, move, peel off, poison, purge, put aside, put away,
     put down, put to death, put to sleep, ravish, relocate, remove,
     remove from life, run away with, sacrifice, seduce, send,
     set aside, shanghai, shift, shunt, side, skyjack, slay, snatch,
     spell, spellbind, spirit away, spring apart, start, starve,
     take away, take life, take off, take the cake, tantalize, tempt,
     thrill, tickle, tickle pink, titillate, transport, unravel, vamp,
     win, win out, win the battle, win the laurels, win the palm,
     win the prize, win through, witch, wow

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