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  • as indeluge
  • as inintrusion

synonyms for overrunning

  • avalanche
  • barrage
  • cataclysm
  • inundation
  • spate
  • torrent
  • Niagara
  • cataract
  • flux
  • overflowing
  • pour
  • rush
  • drencher
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How to use overrunning in a sentence

We may outrun / By violent swiftness that which we run at, / And lose by overrunning.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
Their soldiers were promised the privilege of sacking Northern cities, and overrunning Northern States.
A HISTORY OF THE NINTH REGIMENT, ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRYMARION MORRISON
The Scots began operations by breaking the truce and overrunning the borders.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLANDT.F. TOUT
Under Mr. Hosmer's direction we boys trapped rabbits industriously, not for sport but to prevent them overrunning the place.
MY FRIENDS AT BROOK FARMJOHN VAN DER ZEE SEARS
I have multitudes of most interesting facts to back this assertion, but am already in danger of overrunning my allowed limits.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 78, APRIL, 1864VARIOUS
Some of the inhabitants of Phari say that it was built more than a hundred years ago, when the Nepalese were overrunning Sikkim.
THE UNVEILING OF LHASAEDMUND CANDLER
You can't have cattle and sheep overrunning everywhere without absolutely ruining the forests.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FORESTERSFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
Came home relieved of all my recent pessimism and brought my book down to the overrunning of the United States.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
On the latter date he moved north along the coast, meeting at first no resistance and easily overrunning the country.
GREAT BRITAIN AND THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAREPHRAIM DOUGLASS ADAMS
Where usually had been abundance and pleasant camping, now were hard, close lawns, and cattle overrunning and defiling everything.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERRUNNING

  • Niagara
  • avalanche
  • barrage
  • cataclysm
  • cataract
  • drencher
  • flux
  • inundation
  • overflowing
  • overrunning
  • pour
  • rush
  • spate
  • torrent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.