Sentence Examples


  • Sadness threatened to overwhelm him.
  • All the forces against which he had been struggling united to overwhelm him.
  • More than anything she feared lest the confusion she felt might overwhelm her and betray her as soon as she saw him.
  • Eventually, he reasoned, the hungry hoards would overwhelm the beleaguered food supply.
  • The Arab rule in Spain, which once threatened to overwhelm Europe and was turned back near Tours by Charles Martel, was distinguished by its tolerance and civilization, and lingered on till the 15th century.