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verb (inf=to overwhelm)
  1. To engulf, surge-over and submerge
    The dinghy was overwhelmed by the great wave.
    1. To overpower emotionally
    He was overwhelmed with guilt.
    Joy overwhelmed her when she realized that she had won a million dollars.
Etymology: From over + whelmen (whelm)


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