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Overwhelm means to cover over completely; to overcome by superior force or numbers.

She was overwhelmed at the many unexpected gifts she received for her birthday.

The emergency room team was overwhelmed by the number of cases it handled after the Fourth of July revelry.

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To overwhelm is to overpower thoughts, emotions, or physical strength. Here are some sentences.

  • His strength will overwhelm hers.
  • The emotions will overwhelm me at the funeral.
  • To overwhelm the enemy, the soldier used a grenade.
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