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  • 61deluge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. flood, inundation; downpour, spate; plethora. See sufficiency, water. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. flood, inundation, torrent, downpour, cloudburst, spate, cataract, ocean, sea, *rain of… …

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  • 62sink — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. founder, drown, go down; ebb, wane, decline, lapse, settle, subside, precipitate; retrograde, go downhill; languish, droop, flag; despond; fail, deepen, dig, lower; debase, abase, bring low; suppress …

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  • 63overpower — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)pa͟ʊə(r)[/t]] overpowers, overpowering, overpowered 1) VERB If you overpower someone, you manage to take hold of and keep hold of them, although they struggle a lot. [V n] It took ten guardsmen to overpower him... [V n] The rebels… …

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  • 64all up — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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  • 65Brake — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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  • 66Break — (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak, Sw. braka …

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  • 67Breaking — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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  • 68Broke — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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  • 69broke — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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  • 70Broken — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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  • 71Confute — Con*fute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confuting}.] [L. confutare to chek (a boiling liquid), to repress, confute; con + a root seen in futis a water vessel), prob. akin to fundere to pour: cf. F. confuter. See {Fuse} to… …

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  • 72Confuted — Confute Con*fute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confuting}.] [L. confutare to chek (a boiling liquid), to repress, confute; con + a root seen in futis a water vessel), prob. akin to fundere to pour: cf. F. confuter. See {Fuse}… …

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  • 73Confuting — Confute Con*fute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confuting}.] [L. confutare to chek (a boiling liquid), to repress, confute; con + a root seen in futis a water vessel), prob. akin to fundere to pour: cf. F. confuter. See {Fuse}… …

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  • 74Crush — (kr[u^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crushed} (kr[u^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crushing}.] [OE. cruschen, crousshen, Of. cruisir, croissir, fr. LL. cruscire, prob. of Ger. origin, from a derivative of the word seen in Goth. kruistan to gnash; akin to Sw …

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  • 75Crushed — Crush Crush (kr[u^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crushed} (kr[u^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crushing}.] [OE. cruschen, crousshen, Of. cruisir, croissir, fr. LL. cruscire, prob. of Ger. origin, from a derivative of the word seen in Goth. kruistan to… …

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  • 76Crushing — Crush Crush (kr[u^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crushed} (kr[u^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crushing}.] [OE. cruschen, crousshen, Of. cruisir, croissir, fr. LL. cruscire, prob. of Ger. origin, from a derivative of the word seen in Goth. kruistan to… …

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  • 77Deluge — Del uge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluging}.] 1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm. [1913 Webster] The deluged earth would useless grow. Blackmore. [1913 Webster] 2. To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to cover; …

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  • 78Deluged — Deluge Del uge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluging}.] 1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm. [1913 Webster] The deluged earth would useless grow. Blackmore. [1913 Webster] 2. To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to …

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  • 79Deluging — Deluge Del uge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluging}.] 1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm. [1913 Webster] The deluged earth would useless grow. Blackmore. [1913 Webster] 2. To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to …

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  • 80road — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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