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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overwhelm.

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Examples

  • The [spoiler] shadow sex with Wendy [spoiler] was another place where the idea overwhelms the porn and the porn distracts from the idea.

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  • That makes Forza 4 a truly massive game, but it never overwhelms, which is why it wins.

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  • At night, you can see cities if you're over land and then when you pass into the sunlight you get the blue limb of Earth and then it turns into pink and different colors like that and then when the sun pops up, it's like an instantaneous floodlight in your eyes, it kind of overwhelms you.

    What's the Internet Really Like in Space? | Universe Today

  • That kind of overwhelms everything else that happened in that game. ''

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  • That kind of overwhelms an $8 billion a year savings.

    CNN Transcript Nov 17, 2009

  • STEPHEN SCHONDELMEYER, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA: Just a 10 percent increase this year may amount to $20 billion to $25 billion increase in drug spend -- that kind of overwhelms an $8 billion a year savings.

    CNN Transcript Nov 17, 2009

  • If you consume a large amount of carb, it kind of overwhelms the system until the body has a chance to make the necessary enzymes and transporters to deal with the large amount of incoming sugar.

    Gymnasts and low-carb | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • After a while the numbness kind of overwhelms the cold. "

    The Deluge Drivers

  • "It's a palace, but you go there for the first time and it kind of overwhelms you.

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  • Because it seizes and overwhelms its victims, only one remedy was available.

    A Renegade History of the United States

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