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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overpeer.

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Examples

  • I rarely thought of her, now, as Margaret Hugonin the heiress, but considered her, in a more comprehensive fashion, as the one woman in the universe whose perfections triumphantly overpeered the skyiest heights of preciosity.

    The Cords of Vanity A Comedy of Shirking

  • No woman's step crossed the floor of the sick-chamber, whose western dormer-windows overpeered the dingy architecture of old Charlie's block; Charlie and a skilled physician, the one all interest, the other all gentleness, hope, and patience --- these only entered by the door; but by the window came in a sweet-scented evergreen vine, transplanted from the caving bank of Belles Demoiselles.

    Old Creole Days

  • Whose top branch overpeered Jove's spreading tree,

    Sunny Memories Of Foreign Lands, Volume 1

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