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Adjective
Very strong
“There was an overpowering smell of garlic.”
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That overpowers
“His overpowering manner.”
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Extremely compelling or irrefutable
“The consequence must surely be that the plaintiff should have a verdict on the overpowering evidence as to his personal identity.”
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Characteristic of great power or forcefulness
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Exerting influence in an oppressive manner
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Severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
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So unpleasant or painful as to be unendurable
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Too powerful or convincing to be resisted
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Loud enough to cause temporary or permanent hearing loss
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Refers to an intense or acrid flavor
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Very exciting
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Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
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Inspiring fear or awe through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable
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Capable of producing great physical force
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Unbearably hot and humid
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Present as the strongest or main element
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Not controllable
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Extremely bright, especially so as to blind the eyes temporarily
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Tending to give orders to others in an authoritative manner
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(of a flavour, smell, colour, etc.) Unpleasant in a way that induces discomfort or nausea
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Unable to be stopped
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Noun
The act or state of overpowering
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Noun
An instance of winning or having success
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Verb
Present participle for to defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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“This Sabiella fellow has shown a ruthless ability to overpower his opponents with his size and his judo blows.”
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Present participle for to overcome with mental or emotional stress
“The grief would overpower me and mar any possible enjoyment I might have tried to receive from the event.”
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Present participle for to hamper or hinder the development or activity of
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Present participle for to hold or engage the attention of
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Present participle for to cause to be in a state of shock
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(of a feeling) Present participle for to affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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Filling with a smell
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