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The good news is that every state seems to have surmounted the wave and new cases are now generally on the decline.

For Bullock in Gravity, all those miles above Earth, reconnecting with home means surmounting the death of a daughter.

As a consequence, Nina is placed in an impossible position, but one she is determined to surmount.

Formulaic action scenes became riotous steeplechases as Zorro surmounted obstacles with somersaults and handsprings, sometimes pausing for a snack.

Now he’s seeking his fourth ring, inching closer to Michael Jordan’s six — which, no matter how much he downplays it, is a hill he’s still trying to surmount.

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And that is why, as veterans, the onus is on us to surmount it and bridge the divide.

His fiery enthusiasm swept aside all difficulties; his inventive genius ever showed him the way to surmount all obstacles.

It was the personality of their general which had taught the French soldiers to surmount all difficulties.

The true spirit of success is not to look at obstacles, but to keep the eye on the many ways in which to surmount them.

They are daunted by nothing they surmount walls and hedges, and enter enclosed gardens or inhabited houses.

My mind was staggered with a view of the difficulties I had to surmount and the little interest I possessed.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surmount, such as: conquer, best, better, cap, clear, and crest.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.