Antonyms for over-whelming

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The brigands, struggling with an over-whelming impulse to hide behind one another, look as unconcerned as they can.

Ten days had elapsed since their defeat at Balaclava when the Russians planned an over-whelming attack on our besieging army.

They sob and cheer in the same breath, all hearts united in one over-whelming wave of gratitude and thanksgiving.

But death and all seemed to gather in him into a mad, over-whelming passion for his wife.

The Liberals may have swept England with an over-whelming majority; but you would not stake a button that the man is a Liberal.