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To be victorious over
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“It was a struggle early, but we would eventually overcome our rivals with superior skill.”
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To prevail over
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“I am in the process of trying to identify and overcome all of my bad habits.”
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To overwhelm with emotion
“News of her successful weight loss would overcome me with joy.”
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To subdue or hurt physically or violently
“He would overcome his victim with his bigger size and greater strength.”
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(usually of a disease or condition) To affect adversely
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Prove more powerful or superior
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To enrapture or delight
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To come safely through a precarious situation
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To make a strong, lasting, or favorable impression on
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Become worn
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To avoid having to comply with a rule or law
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To overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
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(of a feeling) To completely preoccupy the mind of (someone)
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To obligate to do something
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(wash over) To fill or overcome (with an emotion)
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(of a feeling) To affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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Be more important than
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To recover from a negative without seemingly any damage
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To take violent or aggressive action against
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To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Give new strength or energy to
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To neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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To cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action
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To disconcert someone with an unblinking face-to-face confrontation
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To make (a difference between two groups) smaller or less significant
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To drive away
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Overwhelmed with emotion
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“She was overcome with happiness when her son presented her with his glowing report card.”
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To be worn down by negative emotions
“She was overcome by the stress of having to deal with work and family-related issues.”
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Exhausted and dejected
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Characterized, or marked, by much busy (or stressful) activity
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Overcome or consumed by an emotion
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To be overcome or overwhelmed by something (typically negative)
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In awe of
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Completely overcome or helpless, especially with distress or exhaustion
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Burdened or weighed down, especially by a mass of something unpleasant
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Overcome with deep or intense sorrow
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