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Having been defeated in a contest
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Confounded with surprise or wonder
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Burdened or weighed down, especially by a mass of something unpleasant
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Filled with or revealing awe
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Completely overcome or helpless, especially with distress or exhaustion
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Mentally or emotionally demoralized
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Emotionally defeated or dispirited
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Characterized, or marked, by much busy (or stressful) activity
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Overcome with deep or intense sorrow
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To be overcome or overwhelmed by something (typically negative)
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Feeling fear or apprehension
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Infected or affected
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Experiencing or marked by overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement
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Certain to suffer death, failure, or a similarly negative outcome
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Packed heavily, especially beyond normal capacity
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Having been ruined, broken or damaged, especially beyond repair
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(of a place) Surrounded or attacked by hostile forces
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Experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or relief
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In a state of nervous excitement or anxiety
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Holding as much water or moisture as can be absorbed
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Past tense for to defeat completely
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“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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Past tense for have a strong emotional effect on
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“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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Past tense for bury or drown beneath a huge mass of something, especially water
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“Not a technically challenging paddle, but the sheer volume of water is enough to overwhelm inexperienced boaters.”
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Past tense for to hold or engage the attention of
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Past tense for to exceed or cross a given limit
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Past tense for to take violent or aggressive action against
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Past tense for to confront through the use of military force
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(of a feeling) Past tense for to completely preoccupy the mind of (someone)
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Past tense for to overawe someone, especially with words or facts they may not fully comprehend
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(of a feeling) Past tense for to affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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Past tense for to bombard with bombs or artillery
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Past tense for to load, or be loaded, heavily with
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Past tense for to influence, usually emotionally
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Past tense for to make a strong, lasting, or favorable impression on
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Past tense for to cause anguish or distress to
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Past tense for to demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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Past tense for overload, overwhelm
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Past tense for to cover completely with water
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Past tense for to forcibly relieve a monarch of the monarchy
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Past tense for combine against
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Grown quicker than
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(tell on) Past tense for to impact or take its toll on
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