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overpower

o·ver·pow·er

overpower

pronunciation:
o vr paU r
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: overpowered, overpowering, overpowers
definition 1: to beat or overcome by greater force.
The robber overpowered the bank guard.
synonyms:
conquer, overcome, overwhelm
similar words:
beat, crush, defeat, rout
definition 2: to weaken or make helpless; overwhelm.
The fumes from the fire nearly overpowered us.
similar words:
bowl over, floor, upset
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