the student was overmastered by the stress of taking the college placement test and broke down crying
Recent Examples on the WebPassion is an intense, driving or overmastering feeling or conviction.
Bird Brown, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 8 Dec. 2019 Jesus’ Son is about the force of addiction and the only thing that can overmaster it: the ecstatic experience of God.
Longreads, 17 June 2017
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