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.

  • Suffering need not overwhelm.

  • The creation of Lake Nasser as a consequence of the building of the Aswan High Dam caused many social and political concerns, not least because the waters were due to overwhelm a number of important ancient monuments.

  • It's also that Dunph falls for the blond WASP Jane Weston (Amy Smart), who, if not a goody-two-shoes, is determined not to let drugs overwhelm her course of self-improvement.

  • [T]he magnitude and difficulty of the trust to which the voice of my country called me, being sufficient to awaken in the wisest and most experienced of her citizens a distrustful scrutiny into his qualifications, could not but overwhelm with despondence one who (inheriting inferior endowments from nature and unpracticed in the duties of civil administration) ought to be peculiarly conscious of his own deficiencies.


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