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whelm

verb

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  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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