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Past tense of overcome.
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There he preyed upon the tribes of her own people and had power over Tretus of Nemea and Apesas: yet the strength of stout Heracles overcame him.
and it was all from ennui, gentlemen, all from ennui; inertia overcame me.
He, who had always inspired in herself a respect which almost overcame her affection, she now saw the object of open pleasantry.
But perseverance in humility of conduct and messages, in self-condemnation for Robert's offence, and gratitude for the unkindness she was treated with, procured her in time the haughty notice which overcame her by its graciousness, and led soon afterwards, by rapid degrees, to the highest state of affection and influence.
Dormans FIFC overcame Stockton Milehouse 7-2, Marton Rovers comprehensively disposed of Redcar 9-1, and Park End thumped Ormesby CTP 11-0.
On Saturday their Under-16s boys overcame Cumbria 2-1.
Her mother overcame single parenthood for her degree, and Nancy herself overcoming the lack of a diploma, "Peace, Love, and Lemonade" is a great story that will inspire readers to overcome what life lays in front of them.
1 : to win a victory over : conquer <Soldiers overcame the enemy.
Cornell West, who recalls the love he received during his struggle against cancer; or award-winning actor Danny Glover, who describes how he overcame dyslexia.
Nominees include single mother-of-two Louise Cooper who overcame a hysterectomy, the removal of her remaining ovary, and severe facial injuries following a fall from a ladder to complete a beauty therapy course at North Birmingham College.
In each case, the storyteller talks about how they overcame adversity and why they're better people because of it.
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