Sentence Examples


  • That was the overpowering emotion that had come to rule poor Annie's life.
  • The scent of pine trees disappeared, replaced by the overpowering smell of cleaning solution.
  • Local and regional peculiarities, however, disappear almost wholly in the 5th and 4th centuries, under the overpowering influence of Athens.
  • Sickness and discontent led to a mutiny on De Quiros' vessel, and the crew, overpowering their officers during the night, forced the captain to navigate his ship to Mexico.
  • Finding the usual crowd of beggars before St Peter's, he exchanged his clothes with one of them, and experienced an overpowering joy in spending the day begging among the rest.

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