overpowering


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overpower \O`ver*pow"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overpowered; p.
   pr. & vb. n. Overpowering.]
   To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield by superior
   power; to vanquish; to subdue; as, the light overpowers the
   eyes. "And overpower'd that gallant few." --Wordsworth.
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   Syn: To overbear; overcome; vanquish; defeat; crush;
        overwhelm; overthrow; rout; conquer; subdue.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overpowering \O`ver*pow"er*ing\, a.
   Excelling in power; too powerful; irresistible. --
   O`ver*pow"er*ing*ly, adv.
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