Overwhelm synonyms

ō'vər-wĕlm', -hwĕlm'
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(Usually in passive) To overwhelm with emotion.
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To subdue or defeat completely; crush:
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Incapable of being expressed; indescribable or unutterable:
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To gain, win, or obtain by effort.
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(Egyptology) One of the three seasons of Ancient Egypt.
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To cover up so as to conceal
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To crush is defined as to press hard enough to injure, break into small pieces or beat down emotionally.
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To overwhelm with a large number or amount; swamp:
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(Intransitive) To throw (something) so that it goes too far.
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To go under or as if under water.
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To exercise one's mind, as over the solution of a problem
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To use, consume, spend, or expend thoughtlessly or carelessly.
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To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
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To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
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To rise, flow, or gush out in or as in a flood
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To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
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Surprise is defined as to cause someone to feel amazed at something unexpected, do or say something unintentional.
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Great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant; taking place on a large scale.
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Capable of, guilty of, or intending murder:
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The definition of overwhelming is something that is overpowering, great in amount or strength.
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Coming or characterized by torrents; flowing heavily or in large quantities.
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The quality or state of being ineffable.
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A whirling mass of water forming a vacuum at its center, into which anything caught in the motion is drawn; whirlpool
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The definition of amaze means to shock or surprise someone.
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(--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
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(Figuratively) To utterly defeat.
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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.
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To cause to disappear; get rid of
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To write or transcribe in a large, clear hand.
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To swallow up or overwhelm by or as if by overflowing and enclosing:
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(Archaic) Alternative spelling of engulf.
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To cover or engulf with a flood; deluge
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To kill indiscriminately and wantonly; slaughter.
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To spread or cover over; flood.
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To get the better of by superior power; make helpless; subdue
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To run past; to run beyond.
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To cause to turn over; upset or flip over:
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(Archaic) To dig up with the snout.
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To cover (a fire), excluding air from it and causing it to smolder or die down
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To flatten, as if with a steamroller
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To sink (a boat) by filling with water
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To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
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To strike or affect in a manner similar to whipping or lashing:
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To fail to make a good impression or have a significant impact on
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astonish, devastate
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To overwhelm.
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To kill
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To beat as with a stick or club; cudgel; thrash
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(--- Sports) To hit (a ball, puck, or shuttlecock) in a forceful overhand stroke.
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To smooth or level (a road) with a steamroller.
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To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
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To win against (someone) by a wide margin; to beat thoroughly, to defeat heavily
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To defeat thoroughly.
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To strike violently and repeatedly; batter or maul.
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To cook with cream or a cream sauce
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To coat or finish with shellac.
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To spread easily in an undesired way:
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Growing flat along the ground. Creeping jenny, pennyroyal, and many species of ivy have a prostrate growth habit.
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To force one's way out of; escape from:
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To bring or reduce to ruin
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To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.
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To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of. [from 16th c.]
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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charge someone with too many tasks
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To overcome; conquer; subdue
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overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
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To catch up with and, often, go beyond
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To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
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A large or increasing amount:
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To cover or furnish with a floor.
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The definition of oppress is to keep something down using cruel or unjust power.
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To start up from cover
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