overrode

past tense of override
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as in stamped
to knock down and drive over They overrode the picket fence with their pickup in a hasty but effective escape.

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“Overrode.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overrode. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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