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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To completely engulf.

Usage examples (38)
  • In no time at all their picnic lunch was overwhelmed with ants.
  • Can the national trend against anyone with a "D" after his or her name overwhelm local events?
  • Sport Dinara Safina has vowed not to let her desire to win a grand slam singles title overwhelm her if she reaches the final at Wimbledon.
  • Some theorize that labels overwhelm customers with new music on purpose. for more
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