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adjective as in very strong

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Turning it on, which you can do through the PlayStation 5 audio settings, the low end is almost overpowering.

If you’re looking to add a bit of allure to your cocktails, it’s worth remembering that chocolate needn’t be cloyingly sweet or overpowering in drinks.

Osaka gave a strong tug with an overpowering 6-3, 6-4 victory over Williams.

The small family home is still intact but the stench of rotting flesh that comes from inside is overpowering.

I say a small scale, because an overpowering majority of the public has never heard of him.

I say on a small scale, because an overpowering majority of the public has never heard of him.

That overpowering, but ultimately ill-placed, nostalgia seems to also ring true for executive producer Rick Rubin.

His music bled menace and lust, but also tenderness and vulnerability and an overpowering romantic lyricism.

Now I know nothing so overpowering, as that sort of unanimous expression of deep interest, from any large body of men.

To be called Thomas was gratifying, but the Mr. was quite overpowering and made Tom her ally at once.

Mildreds mother was a beautiful woman, but consumed with an overpowering jealousy of her husband.

Flora's whisper to Ethel was her first discovery that the closeness and the heat of the room was nearly overpowering.

Bud obeyed an overpowering impulse to reach out and touch the baby's cheek with a mittened thumb.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overpowering, such as: irresistible, overwhelming, powerful, uncontrollable, and intense.

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