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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To defeat through force.

Usage examples (35)
  • Her karate teacher demonstrated techniques to overpower an opponent.
  • It's starting to dawn on some people that natural systems like La Nina can 'overpower' so-called 'man-made' global warming...
  • Pat Hynse certainly is aggressive when he wants to do the "overpower" bit - almost a bully, truth be told.
  • However, I don’t really like the crisp texture of fresh jalapeños, and pickled ones kind of overpower the taste of a lot of the tunas. for more
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