Sentence Examples


  • "Give me the damn light!" she shrieked, her anger overcoming her fear as she grabbed for the flashlight.
  • Dean asked, his curiosity overcoming his desire to distance himself from this woman who was making him increasingly uncomfortable.
  • You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere, and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles--a delight in climbing rugged paths, which you would perhaps never know if you did not sometime slip backward--if the road was always smooth and pleasant.
  • "De Bal-macheve!" said the King (overcoming by his assurance the difficulty that had presented itself to the colonel).
  • The Frenchman glanced around uneasily and then, as if overcoming his hesitation, rapidly threw off his uniform and put on the shirt.

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