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  • v. Present participle of overmatch.


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  • Because of our overwhelming air and naval superiority, we still have the "overmatching" capability to defeat a conventional attack.

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  • It isn't long before the possession of money becomes the supreme survival trait, easy overmatching strength, dexterity, agility, stamina, beauty, and even intelligence.

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  • This was another case of one team overmatching another, with the Yankees, who won 114 games during the season, cruising to the title.

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  • The Bucs used the NFL's top-rated defense to get their bye, completely overmatching untested Henry Burris, who was intercepted four times.

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  • In Iraq, coalition forces defeated a larger adversary, not with mass, but with overmatching speed, power and agility.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2004

  • Across the one-step dais that held the throne, Aydrian was similarly overmatching Prince Midalis.


  • Theran was a powerful man, overmatching even his very powerful King's Own Herald.

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  • They gently, gradually absorb their creators into their systems, at the wish of those beings, whose overmatching physical and intellectual superiors they have become.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • During this short interval, attack helicopter teams overmatching the withdrawal provide security.

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  • When the verdict had been rendered in Stewart's favor, Starkweather strode forth from the court room in a rage, muttering fierce imprecations against a man who was capable of overmatching reason and justice by low buffoonery.

    The Story of Cooperstown


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