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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli.

Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used with object) : whelmed by misfortune
  • “Hence am I borne against the rocks; hence 'whelm'd
  • Could whelm your halls and temples where they stand.
  • The exceeding greatness of the promise seems to over-whelm us. for more
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