overcomer


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overcomer

(ˌəʊvəˈkʌmə)
n
a person who overcomes
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Noun1.overcomer - someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
controller, restrainer - a person who directs and restrains
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May they become convalescents and overcomers, and create higher bodies for themselves!
"Overcomer" -- When a coach's championship dreams for his basketball team fall through, he's pushed into coaching an inspiring cross-country runner in this faith-based drama.
You don't become an overcomer by the battles you refuse to fight.
"I'm an overcomer," he says, "and when you're an overcomer, you look for the next hill to climb." That attitude is deeply woven into the fabric of Agosto's personality, and it's admittedly hard to imagine him choosing to pump the brakes.
The House of Promise is a restoration house that serves as a place to guide trafficked women to a survivor, from a survivor to overcomer.
(3) By aligning Kathi with Vietnamese migrants and the unemployed working class (Layne), who are juxtaposed with economically secure (mostly slender) middle-class Germans, Dome underscores Kathi's position as an outsider and, thus, her role as an overcomer. In this way, fatness operates alongside other criteria for marginalization.
The Overcomer's Edge: Strategies for Victorious Living in 13 Key Areas of Life
"Nick was a brilliant, brave and courageous overcomer, for it is not easy to go against the prevailing current, to go against the grain--as Jesus also discovered."
I created thee as a being neither celestial nor earthly, neither mortal nor immortal alone, so that thou shouldst be thy own free moulder and overcomer; thou canst degenerate to animal, and through thyself be reborn to godlike existence.
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Christopher Stevens might not be an "Overcomer," but the Eugene native is definitely an up-and-comer among the producer ranks of the Christian music industry.
Critique: The first volume of author "Judy Colella's 'The MacDara Chronicles' series, "Overcomer - The Journey" is an impressively entertaining read from first page to last and will leave the reader looking eagerly toward the next title to come from the imagination and singular storytelling talents of Ms.