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He will charm them into greatness at the very time when a boy's ideals overtop the mountains.
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.
Years go by, and these seedlings become great trees that overtop the circle of lodge-poles around them.
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.
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.
Dan crawled higher, overtop of me, but stuck fast when his ribcage met my glutes.

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