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Shortly after, the rioters overpowered the officers and stormed into the building, chanting “treason” and “our house.”Woman dies after shooting in U.S. Capitol; D.C. National Guard activated after mob breaches building|Washington Post Staff|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
It’s a nice, calming effect — though one that can sometimes be overpowered by the tail noise.
The Great Falls resident overpowered the course to fire a tournament-record of 16-under-par 194, eclipsing the previous mark by eight shots at the par-70 layout and finishing five strokes ahead of Chase Nevins, a teammate at Langley.Kelly Chinn, a senior at Langley High School, named junior boys’ golfer of the year|Gene Wang|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
According to one conspirator, on a foggy night after the weapons had been loaded onto trucks, a group of men overpowered the shipment’s guards, who were gagged, bundled into a car and driven to a country house outside Moscow.The Mobster Who Brought Armenia and Azerbaijan Together … in Death|Fiona Zublin|October 9, 2020|Ozy
A middle school teacher in Sheboygan told me that kids were spending the whole day in the same classroom, and the smell of sanitizer was overpowering.
And hearing how loud he would scream and overpower the microphone.
But the statistic cannot overpower the emotional response to flying.No, Noah Gallagher Shannon, Your Plane Was Not Going to Crash|Clive Irving|June 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are moments the grim metal can overpower the sleazy pop charm of early material.
Enough smarts to speak before the cameras, but not so much smarts that you overpower your husband.
Blake Gopnik takes a stroll and wonders whether the technology will overpower the art.Google Takes Street View Inside 17 Museums for Virtual Tours|Blake Gopnik|February 1, 2011|DAILY BEAST
A present remedy of all is the speedy coming of a cloud, and a dew that meeteth it, by the heat that cometh, shall overpower it.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The moment he raised his war-cry, they would overpower the soldiers, and then the castle would offer no resistance.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
A marine sufficient to overpower that of Spain must be, not merely equipped and manned, but created.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
There was in her so much of impulsive generosity that he had expected to overpower her scruples.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
But as yet this faction was not strong enough to overpower him.