Examples of overbear in a Sentence
that year the football team simply overbore opponent after opponent with steamroller ruthlessness
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Using this strategy, overbearing populist leaders have undermined democracy in several Latin American countries — and have caused illiberal regressions in Eastern Europe, as well as Turkey.
The film bounces between each sub-genre with ease, an especially impressive feat given the potential whiplash one could get jumping between Kumail’s overbearing parents (played by Anupam Kher and Zenobia Shroff) and a chaotic hospital room.
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s overbearing mother, Sara, bought and built a townhouse for her son and his young wife, Eleanor, with another one for herself right next door.
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First Known Use of overbear
Synonymsbest, conquer, defeat, dispatch, do down [British], get, get around, lick, master, beat, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), skunk, stop, subdue, surmount, take, trim, triumph (over), upend, win (against), worst
Related Wordssweep; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; annihilate, blow away, blow out, bomb, break, bury, clobber, cream, crush, drub, finish, flatten, overwhelm, rout, shellac, skin, slaughter, smoke [slang], snow under, thrash, trounce, upset, wallop, wax [slang], whip; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, subjugate, unseat, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend
Near Antonymsfall, give up, go down, go under; collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, wash out
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