[ oh-ver-ween ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈwin /
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verb (used without object) Archaic.
to be conceited or arrogant.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for overween
I can more easily suppose that all the Sons of Genius "overween" in this direction.