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overcome

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Synonyms for overwhelm

to affect deeply or completely, as with emotion

to impair severely something such as the spirit, health, or effectiveness of

to affect as if by an outpouring of water

Synonyms for overwhelm

charge someone with too many tasks

cover completely or make imperceptible

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The total dollars at stake overwhelm efforts to improve quality by surveys, fines, public postings, and the efforts of advocacy groups.
In a nutshell: Director Gulu Monteiro's highly stylized amalgam occasionally overwhelms one of Bertolt Brecht's most profound statements about the human condition, but an amazingly facile 12-member ensemble gets the message across.