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And in the midst of his speculations, overpowered by fatigue, he fell asleep, and ate his breakfast next morning very happily.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Had he done so, and at that time attempted to dethrone the king, he would certainly have been overpowered and slain.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Not only were his despatches lost, but he was mistaken in believing that the Cawnpore garrison was overpowered.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Thither Bruce and his friends, having overpowered Comyn's adherents, at once proceeded.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Overpowered with anguish, the light suddenly dropped from her hand, and she fell senseless upon the floor.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
But numbers overpowered them, and being weakened by famine, their city was forced, and the inmates seized as slaves.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
The rioters were finally overpowered, after several days' resistance and great slaughter.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I was overpowered by feelings of the most disagreeable kind the first time I used a palanquin.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The Confederates lacked equipment, especially cannon, and were quickly overpowered by artillery fire.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Calendau is overpowered and imprisoned, and the Count and his men set off in search of Esterello.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERPOWERED

  • beaten
  • defenseless
  • disarmed
  • impotent
  • open
  • overcome
  • overpowered
  • overwhelmed
  • paralyzed
  • powerless
  • reduced
  • weak
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