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overpowering

oh ver pow ring

  • v  overcome by superior force
  • v  overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
  • s  so strong as to be irresistible
    an overpowering need for solitude

  • There was one overpowering thought that Bridget McCarthy drove home to her seven children.
  • Instead of pitching a fit, Lugar, the powerful Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, curled up on a chairignoring the overpowering smell of a broken .
  • The only real gripe is the flash, which is so overpowering that it tends to bleach everything that's too close.
News & Articles

  • Letter: Look what they did
    Peter Thomas, Naples: Looking back over the 47 years I have been in Naples, there is an overpowering sense of pride in the great things that have happened in our wonderful community and the dedicated, caring people who have contributed so much ...
    June 21, 2013 - Naples Daily News
  • 2A baseball MVP: Beaver’s Sam Myers
    2A baseball MVP: Beaver’s Sam Myers by Ben Raskin Special To The Tribune Published Jun 21, 2013 12:00PM MDT It’s fitting that Sam Myers’ best game of the season came against Manti. Beaver’s ace went to the mound and started mowing down Templars with the season on the line in the losers bracket of the state tournament. His overpowering fastball combined with a swooping curve struck out 15 hitters ...
    June 21, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Vince Papale: Here's my definition of 'Invincible'
    What’s my definition of invincible? It's not about overpowering a person or a challenge physically. It's that inner strength that you possess that enables you to make game-changing actions or decisions.
    June 19, 2013 - Philly.com
Quotes

  • Dmitry Medvedev in USA Today
    The world's attitudes toward Russia have been changed,Medvedev said. "They don't lecture us like schoolchildren. They respect us and they reckon with us. Russia has been returned to its overpowering position in the world community."
  • John Gibbons in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    We worked him good, we really did,Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. "He's going to be really good once he builds up his stamina. He's got overpowering stuff."
  • Bobby Cox in The Tennessean
    I didn't know,Braves manager Bobby Cox said. "I thought he would pitch good but not like he always did, the very first time out. I didn't have a read on it. And he was the same old ace. Just overpowering."

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