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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overmaster.

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Examples

  • So when he is brought suddenly to the strong light of the sun the effulgence overmasters him, and he is blind as a bat.

    Black and White

  • So when he is brought suddenly to the strong light of the sun the effulgence overmasters him, and he is blind as a bat.

    Black and White

  • So when he is brought suddenly to the strong light of the sun the effulgence overmasters him, and he is blind as a bat.

    Black and White

  • So when he is brought suddenly to the strong light of the sun the effulgence overmasters him, and he is blind as a bat.

    Black and White

  • So when he is brought suddenly to the strong light of the sun the effulgence overmasters him, and he is blind as a bat.

    Black and White

  • Love overmasters the thoughts of his youth, and he becomes in sober reality the monster that he was sometimes in sleep.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • The ruin of oligarchy is the ruin of democracy; the same disease magnified and intensified by liberty overmasters democracy — the truth being that the excessive increase of anything often causes a reaction in the opposite direction; and this is the case not only in the seasons and in vegetable and animal life, but above all in forms of government.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • What other men may mean when they use that expression, I cannot tell; what I mean is, that I am under the influence of some tremendous attraction which I have resisted in vain, and which overmasters me.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • I am obeying a passion, an impulse perhaps, because I have but one aim, one that overmasters all else.

    The Idiot

  • When, on the other hand, the tempest in his mind overmasters his sanity, a remarkable tiling begins to happen.

    Shakespeare

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