Antonyms for over-running

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But we are over-running our dates and must return to events at the isthmus.

The accident was caused by the over-running of a bullock which had strayed upon the line.

Try as he might, he could not keep the tears from over-running his eyelids.

She was quite breathless, and looked sick and faint with over-running.

No advantage is obtained by over-running a Nernst lamp, this only shortening its life without increasing the light.

The very rush of your gallop alongside them will tempt high-mettled hounds into the indiscretion of over-running their scent.

Alaric, after over-running the rest of Greece, advanced into Attica, and found Athens without any power of defence.

Though she managed to keep her eyes upon her cup, Randalin could not hinder a wave of burning color from over-running her face.

Our raiders retired also after over-running round about Azknt without getting into their hands anything worth their trouble.

Picturing as our own the countries once occupied by the Turk, there was to be no over-running or plundering.