overlain overlain  /ˈoʊ vər ˌleɪn/


  1. (v) lie upon; lie on top of
  2. (v) kill by lying on


  • The probable outcomes are either a sudden descent into chaos as coalition forces are withdrawn, or a protracted civil war, overlain with an insurgency against remaining coalition .


  • "May this gathering be invitation to see the image of God we all share, even when overlain by fear and enmity," said Jefferts Schori in her sermon. "May we be transformed in this meeting, so that we may go forth and transform the world."
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: Katharine Jefferts Schori Source: Christian Post

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infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /