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overwhelms

verb
present tense third-person singular of overwhelm

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1 to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress
  • just the thought of how much work there is to do overwhelms me

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2 to cover with a flood
  • that spring the massive runoff from melting snows overwhelmed the valley

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“Overwhelms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overwhelms. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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