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He will charm them into greatness at the very time when a boy's ideals overtop the mountains.
THE MINISTER AND THE BOYALLAN HOBEN
Its crest is covered with lofty trees, which overtop the surrounding forest.
THE MOUND BUILDERSGEORGE BRYCE
I have never met with the verb in that sense elsewhere, but overtop is evermore the appropriate term in arboriculture.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 189, JUNE 11, 1853VARIOUS
Years go by, and these seedlings become great trees that overtop the circle of lodge-poles around them.
THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN WONDERLANDENOS A. MILLS
The judge was considering that if his companion should rise she would equal or overtop his height.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
Let not passion overtop your reason: worship God with such a zeal as is according to knowledge.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORYBAXTER RICHARD
From the marshy ground about the fall the pines shoot upward to an astonishing altitude, as though ambitious to overtop the cliff.
WONDERS OF THE YELLOWSTONEJAMES RICHARDSON
The front walls overtop and conceal the roofs, running up and terminating in blunted triangles surmounted by gables.
HOLLAND, V. 1 (OF 2)EDMONDO DE AMICIS
Just here and there distant mountains of more jagged outline overtop the lower hills.
CAPITALS OF THE NORTHLANDSIAN C. HANNAH
Dan crawled higher, overtop of me, but stuck fast when his ribcage met my glutes.
DOWN AND OUT IN THE MAGIC KINGDOMCORY DOCTOROW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERTOP

  • afford a view
  • command
  • command a view
  • dominate
  • front on
  • give on
  • give upon
  • have a prospect of
  • inspect
  • look down
  • look out
  • look out on
  • look over
  • mount
  • oversee
  • overtop
  • soar above
  • surmount
  • survey
  • top
  • tower over
  • view
  • watch over
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