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to affect as if by an outpouring of water

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Sadly I was merely 'whelmed' about the first episode (not under or over - just 'whelmed').
Haifa revealed that she is over whelmed with the nomination especially since it is coming from an international side and because she is the only Arab artist to be nominated to take part in this huge celebration.
Rightly leery of the elaborate administrative systems of most public-art programs, Christo and Jeanne-Claude simply circumvent them, bringing a roadshow--here involving millions of dollars in independent funding and about a thousand of their own employees involved in various aspects of the project--that literally over whelms a city's own bureaucracy, effectively turning it into a junior partner that can do little more than express gratitude for the couple's gift.
Continuous rain is thought to have over whelmed the 2,000ft long, 50ft high Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy dam, which was due to open next year.
On his behalf, Rami was over whelmed with his performance and the way he was welcomed by the Egyptian fans.
I was over whelmed with the ECHO Arena, and the surroundings looked brilliant.
BRAVE leukaemia patient Gemma Pinnegar was over whelmed by the presents and cards sent by friends and family for her 21st birthday party.
SIR - I'm really under whelmed by the debate between Neil Crumpton of Friends of the Earth and respected retired research scientist, Dr John Etherington, over the claimed outputs of the Moel Maelogan wind turbines.
People are coming to banks for getting new currency notes but return back in desperation after failing to get some while cashiers of banks are also troubled by public's over whelmed demand.
According to the London daily Elaph, Mariam said that she was over whelmed with joy to be part of the talent show, especially since it brought back memories of her childhood.
ENGLAND'S hopes of salvaging some pride from the final two Tests of the Ashes series were brought into perspective yesterday after Australia's second XI over- whelmed them at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart, Tasmania, writes Adrian Humphries.
As for Suleiman his is over whelmed with happiness.
However, I am also writing to say how under whelmed I have been by the Six In The City section.
I know you can be overwhelmed and I know you can be underwhelmed but can you just be whelmed? Whose cruel idea was it for the word lisp to have an s in it?
Laila was over whelmed with the love she received from the audience and how they wanted to get close to the stage to take pictures with her.