Another word for overwhelming
In the act of destroying
conquering, subjugating, defeating, subduing, overpowering, overthrowing, crushing, routing, ruining, smashing, wiping out, extinguishing, invading, occupying, ravaging, devastating, breaking, reducing, overturning, overriding, overrunning, upsetting; see also triumphant.
In the act of submerging
wasting, inundating, drowning, deluging, surging, overspreading, desolating, obliterating, dissolving, blotting out, wrecking, erasing, effacing, expunging, burying, immersing, engulfing, engrossing, covering.
Antonyms floating*, reclaiming, raising.