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Defeat completely
“In seven minutes of the second half, it began to look as if the home team, the Premiership team, would overwhelm their visitors.”
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Have a strong emotional effect on
“The danger of feminine emotion was its tendency to overwhelm women, to drown them in a flood of their own sympathy and sentiment.”
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Bury or drown beneath a huge mass of something, especially water
“Not a technically challenging paddle, but the sheer volume of water is enough to overwhelm inexperienced boaters.”
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