Example sentences for: overwhelm

How can you use “overwhelm” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Commentators wagered that the racial division reflected in the two Simpson verdicts would overwhelm Clinton's noble words to the contrary.

  • At one point, the piece quotes a "Bernadine Dohrn, the director of the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University" as saying that high rates of prosecution of juveniles overwhelm the courts, "and when you do this wholesale, you drive kids into the system who don't belong there, and you don't find the kids who aren't in school and are getting into serious trouble.

  • This was a gruesome farce, and the United States should have acted much earlier, with substantial firepower, to overwhelm the Bosnian Serb leadership.

  • Smiling readily but somewhat shy about making the first approach, the islanders will often overwhelm you with kindness once contact is made.

  • Don't expect the path forward to be smooth but don't let the obstacles overwhelm you.

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