Thesaurus / overwhelm
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This could help groups deal with those whose behavior is often flagged, but it could also overwhelm groups with a large number of users.
FACEBOOK TRIES TO CLEAN UP GROUPS WITH NEW POLICIESSARAH PEREZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
The uptick in mail votes threatens to overwhelm the cash-strapped Postal Service, which recently warned that some state absentee ballot deadlines may not allow for enough time for ballots to be delivered and counted.
PROPUBLICA’S PANDEMIC GUIDE TO MAKING SURE YOUR VOTE COUNTSBY SUSIE ARMITAGESEPTEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
As outbreaks overwhelmed hospitals in April, pressure from local public officials grew, leading to the rapid-fire closures of some of the nation’s largest slaughterhouses.
EMAILS SHOW THE MEATPACKING INDUSTRY DRAFTED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO KEEP PLANTS OPENBY MICHAEL GRABELL AND BERNICE YEUNGSEPTEMBER 14, 2020PROPUBLICA
The footage has a hypnotic, almost balletic quality, designed to influence and overwhelm the sense-making capacity of watchers consuming it from a safe distance online.
HOW AN OVERLOAD OF RIOT PORN IS DRIVING CONFLICT IN THE STREETSBOBBIE JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Heule estimates anything larger than 12-by-12 matrices overwhelms present-day computing power.
COMPUTER SCIENTISTS ATTEMPT TO CORNER THE COLLATZ CONJECTUREKEVIN HARTNETTAUGUST 26, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
One very real possibility is that states that are mailing ballots, or even applications for mail-in ballots, to every voter for the first time overwhelm the election workers tasked with processing those materials.
WHY WE’RE PLANNING FOR AN ELECTION DAY THAT COULD LAST MONTHSNATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
WORDS RELATED TO OVERWHELM
- blow away
- bowl over
- give a turn
- hit like ton of bricks
- knock out
- knock over
- knock unconscious
- shake up
- strike dumb
- take breath away
- throw a curve
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