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synonyms for over one's head

  • baffling
  • bewildering
  • beyond comprehension
  • beyond one
  • complex
  • complicated
  • deep
  • hard to understand
  • incomprehensible
  • profound
  • unfathomable
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How to use over one's head in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
All over the world the just claims of organized labor are intermingled with the underground conspiracy of social revolution.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
After we had passed over this desert, we found several garisons to defend the caravans from the violence of the Tartars.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Only in the carnage of the head, the tilt of the chin, was the insolence expressed that had made her many enemies.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Solely over one man therein thou hast quite absolute control.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The president sat in a chair which came over with the pilgrims in their ship, the Mayflower.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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WORDS RELATED TO OVER ONE'S HEAD

  • abstruse
  • bewildering
  • beyond one
  • confusing
  • difficult to understand
  • enigmatic
  • hard to understand
  • incomprehensible
  • mystifying
  • over one's head
  • perplexing
  • unclear
  • unfathomable
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