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1. overpower

verb. ['ˌoʊvɝˈpaʊɝ'] overcome by superior force.

Synonyms

  • vanquish
  • beat
  • trounce
  • beat out
  • steamroller
  • crush
  • shell
  • steamroll
  • overwhelm

Antonyms

  • hire
  • extinguish
  • unclasp
  • give

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Words that Rhyme with Overpower

  • mph
  • underpower
  • superpower
  • empower
  • devour
  • trower
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  • klauer
  • grauer
  • glower
  • flower
  • flour
  • clower
  • brower
  • brougher
  • brauer
  • tower
  • tauer
  • sour
  • shower
  • schauer
  • sauer
  • rauer
  • nauer
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  • lauer
  • knauer
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  • how're
  • hower

Example sentences of the word overpower


1. Verb, base form
Paint the background a bold color that compliments the flower, but does not overpower it.

2. Adjective, comparative
Fish oil emits an unpleasant pungent smell that’ll overpower even the strongest fragrance.

Quotes containing the word overpower


1. The words I love you form an oral floral phrase that's so fragrant it can overpower even the most flagrantly foul-mouthed utterance.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. [On Schopenhauer in Black and White] Schopenhauer's views of love are flawed. Love can't be merely an illusion of the mind to aid in procreation, but the path to redemption for an otherwise violently selfish species. Past human greatness has proven that when challenged, love can overpower impulsive instinct, and in essence, the vilest aspects of our nature.
- Tiffany Madison

2. overpower

verb. ['ˌoʊvɝˈpaʊɝ'] overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli.

Synonyms

  • kindle
  • seize
  • knock out
  • stagger
  • provoke
  • benight
  • get hold of
  • devastate
  • elicit
  • sweep over
  • enkindle
  • overcome
  • whelm
  • arouse
  • evoke
  • clutch
  • raise
  • lock
  • kill
  • overtake
  • overwhelm

Antonyms

  • ride
  • disarrange
  • brighten
  • succumb
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