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Related to overpower: overwhelmed, get into, so far, called off
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overcome

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beat

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to affect deeply or completely, as with emotion

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He had risen from the ground, and grasping his pony's mane, was attempting to resume his seat in the saddle; but scarcely had he put his foot in the stirrup, when a sickness or dizziness seemed to overpower him: he leant forward a moment, with his head drooped on the animal's back, and then made one more effort, which proving ineffectual, he sank back on the bank, where I left him, reposing his head on the oozy turf, and to all appearance, as calmly reclining as if he had been taking his rest on his sofa at home.
In a moment more he would have had two women to overpower instead of one, when a noise outside the window suddenly suspended the ignoble struggle.
We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic and permeable to principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride all cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not.
Or can any carnal appetite so overpower your reason, or so totally lay it asleep, as to prevent your flying with affright and terror from a crime which carries such punishment always with it?
He will overpower the English, and be here to-night.
The plan of the conspirators had been to shoot down the horses and overpower the escort.
Noddy gradually allowed his feelings to overpower him, and professed that he had ever entertained a devoted personal attachment towards Mr.
Here, then, Stephen told himself, was another claim of honor which called on him to resist the attraction that was continually threatening to overpower him.
These big, baggy flares overpower her tiny frame - from the side she looks like she's doing the sack race.
Summary: A Russian grandmother has managed to overpower a wolf with her bare hands and an axe.
They managed to overpower the 24-year-old woman after grappling with her for nearly one hour and took her to the hospital.
On Wednesday, at around 1:30pm, three alleged terrorists returned to the workshop, and when police tried to overpower them, they opened fire and tried to flee.
While the man was running towards Gupta Market, ASI Ranbir tried to overpower him.
A GROUP of Egyptian fishermen who were kidnapped by pirates off the Somali coast four months ago and managed to overpower their captors, sailed home to a hero's welcome yesterday, but some details of their escape remained a mystery.
CS spray was used and the officers were able to overpower and arrest the man with the equipment they had.