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See definition of powering on Dictionary.com
  • as inelectrify
  • as inimpel

synonyms for powering

  • amaze
  • animate
  • astonish
  • astound
  • disturb
  • energize
  • excite
  • galvanize
  • invigorate
  • jolt
  • rouse
  • startle
  • stir
  • stun
  • charge
  • commove
  • dynamize
  • enthuse
  • fire
  • jar
  • magnetize
  • power
  • provoke
  • send
  • shock
  • stagger
  • strike
  • wire
  • frenzy
  • take one's breath away

antonyms for powering

MOST RELEVANT
  • bore
  • calm
  • comfort
  • compose
  • deaden
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dull
  • expect
  • pacify
  • quiet
  • hinder
  • calm
  • check
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • end
  • halt
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • prevent
  • pull
  • repress
  • stop
  • delay
  • slow
  • suppress
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How to use powering in a sentence

She paused, and then, curiosity over-powering all other emotions.
ALL ON THE IRISH SHOREE. SOMERVILLE AND MARTIN ROSS
She was wonderful in her proud compliance to Bobs somewhat chaotic and over-powering expression of his emotions.
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
A numbing, over-powering lethargy weighed on her, and almost at once she sank into a dreamless sleep.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
They poured their goods into America, so over-powering was the attraction of high prices.
THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN CAPITALISMJOHN ATKINSON HOBSON
The appeal had been made directly to what was best and strongest in Vandover, and the answer was quick and over-powering.
VANDOVER AND THE BRUTEFRANK NORRIS
HAT all-softening over-powering knell, The tocsin of the soul—the dinner-bell.
QUIPS AND QUIDDITIESWILLIAM DAVENPORT ADAMS
There was something brutally over-powering about Dacre, hard as granite, forceful, magnetic.
THE RIDDLE OF THE FROZEN FLAMEMARY E. HANSHEW
He felt little quiverings run all over his skin those cold shivers caused by over-powering happiness.
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOL. 6GUY DE MAUPASSANT
But Murray being at an unusually late supper-party, did not return till her grace had departed in an over-powering rage.
A BOOK ABOUT LAWYERSJOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
He stood before me a man, black, but of over-powering dignity.
A SUMMER'S OUTINGCARTER H. HARRISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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