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synonyms for overtopping

  • brew
  • come on
  • dominate
  • emerge
  • hover
  • mount
  • overshadow
  • portend
  • soar
  • stand out
  • threaten
  • approach
  • await
  • bulk
  • dawn
  • emanate
  • figure
  • gather
  • impend
  • impress
  • issue
  • lower
  • menace
  • near
  • overhang
  • overtop
  • rear
  • rise
  • show
  • top
  • tower
  • be at hand
  • be coming
  • be forthcoming
  • be imminent
  • be in the cards
  • be in the wind
  • be near
  • become visible
  • break through
  • come forth
  • come into view
  • come on the scene
  • hang over
  • make up
  • seem huge
  • seem large
  • take shape

antonyms for overtopping

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  • decline
  • fall
  • leave
  • abandon
  • descend
  • drop
  • neglect
  • drop
  • fall
  • follow
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • attend
  • deny
  • heed
  • honor
  • look at
  • notice
  • prevent
  • refuse
  • regard
  • respect
  • serve
  • veto
  • fail
  • fall behind
  • lose
  • surrender
    • follow
    • go along
    • submit
    • surrender
    • yield
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    How to use overtopping in a sentence

    He was a big fellow, broad shouldered and tall, overtopping the chief by several inches, though the latter was not short.
    SOUTH FROM HUDSON BAYE. C. [ETHEL CLAIRE] BRILL
    Overtopping others in character, he was conspicuous also in debate.
    CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 7 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
    In the crowded street I saw Locasto's hat overtopping all others, so that I had no difficulty in shadowing him.
    THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
    And Andrew's great height overtopping the crowd afforded him a fair view of the course.
    THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    All up the south side of the cabin they grew, overtopping the eaves in their riotous perfection.
    THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
    Then Priam said, “Who is that stalwart hero, so tall and strong, overtopping all by head and shoulders?”
    STORIES OF THE OLD WORLDALFRED JOHN CHURCH
    But chief among them all was Turnus, who moved in the midst, clad in armor, and overtopping them all by his head.
    STORIES OF THE OLD WORLDALFRED JOHN CHURCH
    Man's relationship to God is to be the supreme relation overtopping and overseeing everything else.
    THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GODJOHN HENRY JOWETT
    Afar up the wood-crowned hill, the overtopping trees shot forth pinnacles and walls and streamers of arrowy fire.
    WONDERS OF THE YELLOWSTONEJAMES RICHARDSON
    Back of and above them clustered a jumble of other buildings, tower and turret, one high-peaked roof overtopping another.
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