oversway

transitive verb

1
a
: to hold sway over : rule over : dominate
b
obsolete : to have the upper hand over : prevail over
2
: to induce to change over (as in a matter of opinion) : prevail upon
3
obsolete : to sway or swing over : cause to incline or overturn

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“Oversway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversway. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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