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Synonyms for surmount



Synonyms for surmount

to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to pass by or over safely or successfully

Synonyms for surmount

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As the traveller sees farthest by day, and becomes aware of rugged mountains and trackless plains which the friendly darkness had shrouded from his sight and mind together, so, the wayfarer in the toilsome path of human life sees, with each returning sun, some new obstacle to surmount, some new height to be attained.
It is probable that we shall end by giving it gigantic dimensions; but however great may be the difficulties in the way, our mechanical genius will readily surmount them.
His face all at once took an expression of anger from the effort he was making to surmount his shyness.
The ascent is precipitous, but the path is cut into continual and short windings, which enable you to surmount the perpendicularity of the mountain.
want of hands to move it, when it was made, into the water - a difficulty much harder for me to surmount than all the consequences of want of tools could be to them; for what was it to me, if when I had chosen a vast tree in the woods, and with much trouble cut it down, if I had been able with my tools to hew and dub the outside into the proper shape of a boat, and burn or cut out the inside to make it hollow, so as to make a boat of it - if, after all this, I must leave it just there where I found it, and not be able to launch it into the water?
A deeply rooted dread of the man; the conviction that his ferocious nature, once roused, would stop at nothing; and the strong assurance that if she impeached him, the full measure of his wrath and vengeance would be wreaked on Joe, who had preserved her; these were considerations she had not the courage to overcome, and inducements to secrecy too powerful for her to surmount.
The movement was sudden; but he who watched her, was not thrown off his guard by it; for, shrinking into one of the recesses which surmount the piers of the bridge, and leaning over the parapet the better to conceal his figure, he suffered her to pass on the opposite pavement.
That natural law surmounts every other; we can't help what it clashes with.
Gauri Group has chosen Surmount Energy for the High Rise Consulting certification facilitation for one of its project Gauri Excellency.
7 -- (BNA) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak called today for synergy and cooperartion between the government and private sectors in his country so as to surmount the global fiscal crunch.
Global Banking News-24 May 2010-China and US to help Europe surmount crisis(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
Builders are confident they can surmount the challenges if everything is painstakingly planned and executed.
There are plenty of things in ``Dahlia'' that its characters can't surmount -- LAPD Detective Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart) owns a horrible past that makes him violently flip out any time something bad happens to a woman.
The conviction that "God is love" makes possible the hope that one day Christians will surmount their divisions, Benedict XVI said when closing the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25.
has agreed to provide transportation services for the ConocoPhillips-operated Surmount oil-sands project.