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synonyms for overpower

  • blank
  • clobber
  • conquer
  • crush
  • defeat
  • drub
  • knock out
  • overcome
  • overwhelm
  • rout
  • smash
  • subdue
  • take care of
  • trounce
  • vanquish
  • bulldoze
  • bury
  • cream
  • drown
  • immobilize
  • murder
  • overthrow
  • prostrate
  • quell
  • reduce
  • shellack
  • subjugate
  • swamp
  • torpedo
  • total
  • trash
  • waste
  • wax
  • whelm
  • bear down
  • beat down
  • blow away
  • lay one out
  • put away
  • roll over
  • shut off
  • take out
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antonyms for overpower

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  • encourage
  • fail
  • forfeit
  • give up
  • inspirit
  • lose
  • release
  • surrender
  • yield
  • build
  • preserve
  • save
  • win
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How to use overpower in a sentence

Shortly after, the rioters overpowered the officers and stormed into the building, chanting “treason” and “our house.”
WOMAN DIES AFTER SHOOTING IN U.S. CAPITOL; D.C. NATIONAL GUARD ACTIVATED AFTER MOB BREACHES BUILDINGWASHINGTON POST STAFFJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s a nice, calming effect — though one that can sometimes be overpowered by the tail noise.
AN EARNEST REVIEW OF A ROBOTIC CAT PILLOWBRIAN HEATERDECEMBER 30, 2020TECHCRUNCH
The Great Falls resident overpowered the course to fire a tournament-record of 16-under-par 194, eclipsing the previous mark by eight shots at the par-70 layout and finishing five strokes ahead of Chase Nevins, a teammate at Langley.
KELLY CHINN, A SENIOR AT LANGLEY HIGH SCHOOL, NAMED JUNIOR BOYS’ GOLFER OF THE YEARGENE WANGOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
According to one conspirator, on a foggy night after the weapons had been loaded onto trucks, a group of men overpowered the shipment’s guards, who were gagged, bundled into a car and driven to a country house outside Moscow.
THE MOBSTER WHO BROUGHT ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN TOGETHER … IN DEATHFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 9, 2020OZY
A middle school teacher in Sheboygan told me that kids were spending the whole day in the same classroom, and the smell of sanitizer was overpowering.
THE STUDENTS LEFT BEHIND BY REMOTE LEARNINGBY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
A present remedy of all is the speedy coming of a cloud, and a dew that meeteth it, by the heat that cometh, shall overpower it.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The moment he raised his war-cry, they would overpower the soldiers, and then the castle would offer no resistance.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
A marine sufficient to overpower that of Spain must be, not merely equipped and manned, but created.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
There was in her so much of impulsive generosity that he had expected to overpower her scruples.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
But as yet this faction was not strong enough to overpower him.
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERPOWER

  • asphyxiate
  • bar
  • check
  • clog
  • close
  • congest
  • constrict
  • dam
  • die
  • drown
  • fill
  • gag
  • garrote
  • gasp
  • gibbet
  • kill
  • noose
  • obstruct
  • occlude
  • overpower
  • retard
  • squeeze
  • stifle
  • stop
  • stopper
  • strangle
  • strangulate
  • stuff
  • stunt
  • suffocate
  • suppress
  • throttle
  • wring
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