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See definition of overbear on Dictionary.com
  • as inpride
  • as inbrowbeat
  • as inbully
  • as inplume
  • as inpreponderate
  • as incommand
  • as indominate
  • as indomineer

synonyms for overbear

  • congratulate
  • boast
  • brag
  • crow
  • exult
  • felicitate
  • gasconade
  • pique
  • plume
  • prance
  • preen
  • presume
  • strut
  • swagger
  • swell
  • vaunt
  • be proud
  • flatter oneself
  • glory in
  • hold head high
  • puff up
  • revel in
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antonyms for overbear

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  • deprecate
  • humble
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How to use overbear in a sentence

“The responsibility, the weight, the burden was overbearing on her,” Laimbeer said of Wilson, who was schooled in an egalitarian college program at South Carolina and reluctant to demand the ball when it didn’t naturally find her.
A’JA WILSON HAD A REBIRTH, LIZ CAMBAGE IS HEALTHY, AND LAS VEGAS IS AMONG THE WNBA FAVORITESROBERT O'CONNELLMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The natural thing for him is to give full sway to impulses that are so violent as to overbear his powers.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
He was angry, but he would never more attempt to overbear me with grand threats.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
I have through my whole life interfered to protect, not overbear, the sufferer; and I must do so now.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
The meer Agreableness must not overbear us, without distinguishing upon the Quality, and the Means.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
Vine variable in vigor, productive, healthy, often inclined to overbear.
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
Now, you may say that every power that is given in great strength, tends to overbear unduly the other powers.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 68, NO 420, OCTOBER 1850VARIOUS
It is so pleasant to pit one's self against the world, and to overbear mere commonplace good sense and vulgar platitudes!
AMIEL'S JOURNALHENRI-FRDRIC AMIEL
In New England the Puritans were supreme, notwithstanding the efforts of the crown to overbear their authority.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESCHARLES A. BEARD AND MARY R. BEARD
Our men and our verses overbear them by their weight; and pondere, non numero is the British motto.
DISCOURSES ON SATIRE AND ON EPIC POETRYJOHN DRYDEN
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERBEAR

  • badger
  • bludgeon
  • bluster
  • bulldoze
  • bully
  • coerce
  • cow
  • despotize
  • domineer
  • dragoon
  • frighten
  • harass
  • hector
  • intimidate
  • lean on
  • lord it over
  • oppress
  • overawe
  • overbear
  • put heat on
  • put the chill on
  • put through the wringer
  • threaten
  • tyrannize
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