Thesaurus / overruled

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The young girl had had a presentiment of impending evil, but her wish to postpone the journey had been overruled.

Modern MagicMaximilian Schele de Vere

The ex-inspector began to protest, but Gerrard would not listen, and so Aulain allowed himself to be overruled.

Tom GerrardLouis Becke

He overruled all his daughter's objections, and himself escorted her to prison.

She did not like the idea of crossing the ocean; but she was overruled by her father, a small farmer at Varreds.

Hogvardt grumbled a little at this, but here I overruled him.

Her reasons had reached the pass where they craved to be overruled, and no one was going to overrule them.

A Woman's WillAnne Warner

So far the bigoted hostility of their enemies was overruled at last in their favor.

But these pious men were overruled; and, with many others, it was sent to the Bermudas, and sold as a slave.

Diary in America, Series OneFrederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

Curly had wished to wait till after his trial, but she had overruled him.

Crooked Trails and StraightWilliam MacLeod Raine

And the influence of the clergy seems to have overruled this exclusion in certain specified districts.

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