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overpower

verb

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1 to bring under one's control by force of arms
  • the invading army overpowered the countryside with lightning speed

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2 to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress
  • overpowered by fear of the unknown

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The first known use of overpower was in 1597

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“Overpower.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overpower. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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