Sentence Examples


  • That was the overpowering emotion that had come to rule poor Annie's life.
  • The scent of pine trees disappeared, replaced by the overpowering smell of cleaning solution.
  • For more than fifty years the Roman world was undisturbed by any aggressive act on the part of the new invaders, who contented themselves with overpowering various tribes which lived to the north of the Danube.
  • The arsines and arsine chlorides are liquids of overpowering smell, and in some cases exert an extremely irritating action on the mucous membrane.
  • Sickness and discontent led to a mutiny on De Quiros' vessel, and the crew, overpowering their officers during the night, forced the captain to navigate his ship to Mexico.