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synonyms for overgrowing

  • beset
  • choke
  • deluge
  • inundate
  • invade
  • overflow
  • overwhelm
  • ravage
  • overgrow
  • overshoot
  • overspread
  • overstep
  • permeate
  • spill
  • surge
  • surpass
  • swarm
  • go beyond
  • run on
  • run over
  • spread like wildfire
  • well over
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antonyms for overgrowing

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  • underwhelm
  • evacuate
  • lose
  • retreat
  • surrender
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How to use overgrowing in a sentence

Some of the castles are in ruins and are almost hidden by the overgrowing ivy.
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At that time the relatives go to the To-hp-ki and cut from around it the overgrowing grass.
THE SEMINOLE INDIANS OF FLORIDACLAY MACCAULEY
Also it brushed a clump of ivy overgrowing the lintel, and shook down about half an ounce of powdery dust into my hair and eyes.
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Still this dwarfing effect is always well marked, this result being shown by the overgrowing of the cion.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
This whole countryside is a ruined waste—villages destroyed, weeds overgrowing everything; and no inhabitants except troops.
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