Word of the Day – Nov. 8 – Overwhelm

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Verb: Overwhelm (oh-ver-WELM)

Definition:

1. Upset, overthrow.

2. a: To cover over completely or submerge.

b: To overcome by superior force or numbers.

c. To overpower in thought or feeling.

Sample sentence: The flurry of term papers and exams during the final weeks of the semester can overwhelm some students.

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