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Shortly after, the rioters overpowered the officers and stormed into the building, chanting “treason” and “our house.”
It’s a nice, calming effect — though one that can sometimes be overpowered by the tail noise.
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.
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.
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.
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 moment he raised his war-cry, they would overpower the soldiers, and then the castle would offer no resistance.
A marine sufficient to overpower that of Spain must be, not merely equipped and manned, but created.
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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