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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Smothered; Rested atop

Usage examples (36)
  • However, these soils are overlain by peat accumulation.
  • These were overlain by sands and dunefields in the Quaternary.
  • The bones were overlain by fried and putrefied connective tissue.
  • I see a strong negative trend, with shorter term variability overlain on it. for more
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