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  • verb Simple past of overcome.

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Examples

  • Oudin overcame Julie Coin 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 in just over two hours Sunday to give the Americans an unassailable 3-0 lead.

    Oudin wins to give USA spot in Fed Cup semifinals

  • Yet, as I drew nearer home, grief and fear again overcame me.

    Chapter 7

  • Though Washington again overcame its problems and found a way to win, the process is becoming nerve-wracking, players said.

    Redskins top Packers, 16-13, on Graham Gano's field goal in overtime

  • Yet, as I drew nearer home, grief and fear again overcame me.

    Chapter 6

  • Anxiety again overcame Haim Saban when he offered two superdelegates at the Young Democrats of America a $1m contribution to their nonprofit in return for throwing their support to Hillary Clinton.

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  • Anxiety again overcame Haim Saban when he offered two superdelegates at the Young Democrats of America a $1m contribution to their nonprofit in return for throwing their support to Hillary Clinton.

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  • Louis Rankin overcame an early fumble to rush for 148 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns, including a clinching, 68-yard sideline run with 5: 02 to go, for Washington's first season-opening win since 2001.

    USATODAY.com - College Football - San Jose St. vs. Washington

  • Flustered for most of the first half, Wisconsin overcame an 18-point deficit to beat the 15th-seeded Islanders 76-63 Friday in the opening round of the Midwest Regional.

    USATODAY.com - Men's Basketball - Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs. Wisconsin

  • And Rasheed Wallace again overcame foul trouble to offer 11.

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  • Schilling (1-0) once again overcame the pain of a torn tendon in his right ankle - an injury that requires constant attention and a surgical procedure just for him to take the mound.

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