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There was that hopeful determination in his manner that overrode their resigned doggedness.

The Kandarian fleet overwhelmed it; overrode it; used exactly the tactics the Mekinese might have used.

Talents, IncorporatedWilliam Fitzgerald Jenkins

We know that they made a secret of their trade which overrode the bounds of district, tribe, and race.

The Time TradersAndre Norton

I overrode them and had things all my own way, for I knew I was right.

The Wolf's Long HowlStanley Waterloo

The iron plates on the floor buckled up and overrode with loud clangs.

South!Sir Ernest Shackleton

But the passion that had taken possession of him overrode his finer scruples.

The Heart of UnagaRidgwell Cullum

Love tormented him and overrode his will, so that, despite all determination, he found himself at the little ink-stained table.

Martin EdenJack London

She had her duty to do to them and it overrode every other duty.

The Wife of Sir Isaac HarmanH. G. (Herbert George) Wells

But the State, in Knox's lifetime, overrode this privilege of the Church.

I saw his glance go from Standish to Leila with a questioning that overrode all other possible emotion in him.

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