Overwhelm

  • 181daze — index confuse (bewilder), discompose, disorganize, muddle, obfuscate, overcome (overwhelm), overwhelm …

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  • 182defeat — de·feat vt [Anglo French defait, past participle of defaire to undo, defeat, from Old French deffaire desfaire, from de , prefix marking reversal of action + faire to do] 1 a: to render null third parties will defeat an attached but “unperfected” …

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  • 183deluge — index cataclysm, immerse (plunge into), inundate, overage, overcome (overwhelm), overload, overwhelm …

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  • 184discomfit — index beat (defeat), discompose, disconcert, disturb, embarrass, overcome (overwhelm), overwhelm …

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  • 185engulf — I verb absorb, annihilate, bury, consume, deluge, destroy, devour, drown, entomb, exterminate, immerse, inundate, liquidate, overcome, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swallow up II index immerse (plunge into), inundate, overcome ( …

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  • 186overcome — I (overwhelm) verb astonish, awe strike, bewilder, bowl over, break down, burden, confound crush, daze, deluge, discomfit, drown, encumber, engulf, flood, get the upper hand, glut, hamper, immerse, inundate, overlay, overload, overpower, overtax …

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  • 187overload — I verb burden, choke, congest, cram, crowd, cumber, deluge, drench, encumber, flood, force, glut, gorge, inundate, load to excess, make heavy, oppress, overabound, overburden, overdo, overdose, overexert, overfeed, overfill, overstrain, overstuff …

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  • 188overpower — index beat (defeat), carry away, check (restrain), defeat, force (coerce), hijack …

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  • 189overthrow — I verb abolish, adfligere, be victorious over, break up, bring down, cast down, conquer, defeat, deicere, dethrone, diruere, disrupt, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, fell, invert, master, nullify, obliterate, obviate, overmaster, overpower,… …

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  • 190stun — index drug, impress (affect deeply), overcome (overwhelm), overwhelm Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 191subdue — I verb abate, allay, beat, beat down, bend, best, break, bring under rule, calm, captivate, capture, choke, conquer, control, crush, curb, deaden, defeat, discipline, discomfit, domare, dominate, dull, enthrall, foil, get the better of, harness,… …

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  • 192subjugate — I verb beat, bring to terms, command, conquer, control, crush, defeat, dominate, enslave, enthrall, govern, hold captive, hold in bondage, hold sway over, humble, master, overbear, overcome, overpower, overrule, overthrow, overwhelm, put down,… …

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  • 193submerge — index censor, immerse (engross), immerse (plunge into), overcome (overwhelm), overwhelm …

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  • 194weigh down — index disadvantage, encumber (hinder), load, overcome (overwhelm), overload, overwhelm, tax ( …

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  • 195defence — n. BE; AE also: defense 1) to conduct, organize, put up a defence 2) to overwhelm smb. s defences 3) an adequate; airtight, impenetrable; heroic; inadequate, weak; strong; stubborn defence 4) civil; national defence; military defences 5) (sports) …

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  • 196take — I n. (colloq.) reaction 1) a double take ( delayed reaction ) (to do a double take) illegal payments 2) on the take (they were all on the take) ( they were all accepting bribes ) II v. 1) to take (a matter) lightly; seriously 2) (A) ( to carry )… …

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  • 197drown — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. suffocate; submerge, inundate; muffle, overpower, go down for the third time. See water, killing, silence, death, loudness, failure. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To cover with liquid] Syn. swamp, inundate,… …

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  • 198impress — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. stamp, mark, print, imprint; dint, dent; inspire, overawe; interest; strike; draft, compel (service), shanghai. See compulsion, printing. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To affect strongly or deeply] Syn.… …

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  • 199infest — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. overrun, invade, pervade; molest, torment. See presence, disease. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. overrun, swarm, crowd, press, harass, beset, plague, parasitize, jam, pack, teem, abound, pervade,… …

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  • 200overcome — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. conquer, subdue, defeat, overthrow, surmount. See success. adj. subdued, conquered, defeated, broken, crushed, downcast. See failure. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Beaten] Syn. conquered, overwhelmed,… …

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