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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVERTOP

One is inclined to wonder if they do not overtop the feeling.

If I had more money these considerations might, with me, overtop all others.

It often gives up the struggle and remains in the shade of trees which overtop it.

It was necessary that something be done lest he should overtop all other flowers.

Others seemed to overtop him, to be built of bone and muscle beyond his strength.

They run up swiftly, as straight as a rod, till they overtop the veterans.

But there are other men, markedly inferior to these, who yet overtop Lytton.

In his unprofessional hours, Mr. Overtop was everything but a lawyer.

"Then, your Honor, we must ask you to take bail," said Overtop.

"The Court can't allow these interruptions, Mr. Overtop," said the coroner.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from over- + top (v.). Related: Overtopped; overtopping.

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