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whelm

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whelm

  1. to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress the news so whelmed them that they were stunned into silence Synonyms crush, devastate, floor, grind (down), oppress, overcome, overmaster, overpower, prostrate, snow under, swamp, overwhelmRelated Words deluge, drown, sink; confute, defeat, refute; break, demoralize, distress, disturb, rock, shatter, stagger, throw, unman, unnerve, upset

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