Part of speech:
To subdue or defeat completely; crush:
Incapable of being expressed; indescribable or unutterable:
To cover up so as to conceal
To go under or as if under water.
To kill indiscriminately and wantonly; slaughter.
To crush is defined as to press hard enough to injure, break into small pieces or beat down emotionally.
To overwhelm with a large number or amount; swamp:
(--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
To swallow up or overwhelm by or as if by overflowing and enclosing:
To force into the ground:
To exercise one's mind, as over the solution of a problem
To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
Surprise is defined as to cause someone to feel amazed at something unexpected, do or say something unintentional.
The definition of overwhelming is something that is overpowering, great in amount or strength.
The definition of amaze means to shock or surprise someone.
The definition of oppress is to keep something down using cruel or unjust power.
To start up from cover
To cook with cream or a cream sauce
To coat or finish with shellac.
To spread easily in an undesired way:
To use, consume, spend, or expend thoughtlessly or carelessly.
Growing flat along the ground. Creeping jenny, pennyroyal, and many species of ivy have a prostrate growth habit.
To force one's way out of; escape from:
A large or increasing amount:
Capable of, guilty of, or intending murder:
A whirling mass of water forming a vacuum at its center, into which anything caught in the motion is drawn; whirlpool
To do better than (another) in a competition or battle; win victory over; beat:
To break beyond recovery or repair so that the only options are abandonment or the clearing away of useless remains (if any) and starting over.
To write or transcribe in a large, clear hand.
To cover or engulf with a flood; deluge
To spread or cover over; flood.
To get the better of by superior power; make helpless; subdue
To cause to turn over; upset or flip over:
(Archaic) To dig up with the snout.
To cover (a fire), excluding air from it and causing it to smolder or die down
To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
To strike or affect in a manner similar to whipping or lashing:
To fail to make a good impression or have a significant impact on
To drench thoroughly or cover with or as if with a liquid.
Flood is defined as to overflow, or put too much liquid into something.
To beat as with a stick or club; cudgel; thrash
(--- Sports) To hit (a ball, puck, or shuttlecock) in a forceful overhand stroke.
To smooth or level (a road) with a steamroller.
To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
To defeat thoroughly.
To strike violently and repeatedly; batter or maul.
To bring or reduce to ruin
To drench in or cover with or as if with water.
To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.
To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of. [from 16th c.]
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
charge someone with too many tasks
To overcome; conquer; subdue
overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
To catch up with and, often, go beyond
To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
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