And the temptation to speak, for once, the truth about himself was overmastering.
What impulse, what stimulant, what overmastering, driving necessity had they compared with his?
All that is harmonious with them is strengthened by their overmastering might.
She excused herself on the score of an overmastering passion.
Well, I always say that an overmastering passion is a good excuse for feelings.
A dogma is an overmastering sentiment which has found expression in a formula.
Quiet, indeed, is the overmastering characteristic of Daniel.
And he had no overmastering passion for excuse: what did he care for little Lucy?
It was a moving, overmastering appeal to the people to go to the polls.
There was still about this terrible man the spell of an overmastering will.