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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overmaster.

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Examples

  • The obstinacy of age had, in short, overmastered its complaisance, and the young woman said no more.

    A Changed Man

  • The obstinacy of age had, in short, overmastered its complaisance, and the young woman said no more.

    Victorian Short Stories: Stories of Successful Marriages

  • The obstinacy of age had, in short, overmastered its complaisance, and the young woman said no more.

    A Changed Man; and other tales

  • The defense has not disputed whether he was the gunman, focusing instead on his mental state and claiming he suffers from a disorder that "overmastered" his will to refrain from criminal acts.

    JustNews.com - Local News

  • The defense has not disputed whether he was the gunman, focusing instead on his mental state and claiming he suffers from a disorder that "overmastered" his will to refrain from criminal acts.

    KCTV5.com - News

  • The defense has not disputed whether he was the gunman, focusing instead on his mental state and claiming he suffers from a disorder that "overmastered" his will to refrain from criminal acts.

    News4Jax.com - Local News

  • If only broccoli ran wild and had to be tracked down and overmastered.

    2009 July « Tales from the Reading Room

  • If only broccoli ran wild and had to be tracked down and overmastered.

    What I Did On Holiday « Tales from the Reading Room

  • And when her answering look of happiness came to him -- a sudden dimness in her straight gray eyes -- he was overmastered by the knowledge that he must say something or burst.

    CHAPTER XV

  • Already we have had the syntax overmastered by feeling, affection leaping and soaring over ground through which reason would have traversed most tediously slow.

    God’s Grandeur « Unknowing

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