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(of a feeling or urge) Be too strong to conceal or resist
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“And even when she was in the throes of chemotherapy Brigette wouldn't let her illness get the better of her.”
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Go beyond in performance
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To overcome, or find a solution to, a problem or difficult situation
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To deceive or trick
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To injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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To control or determine the process or direction of
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To cause to become tired, weary or fatigued
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