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Definition of "overmastered" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of overmaster. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overmastered" in a sentence
  • "The obstinacy of age had, in short, overmastered its complaisance, and the young woman said no more."
  • "The defense has not disputed whether he was the gunman, focusing instead on his mental state and claiming he suffers from a disorder that "overmastered" his will to refrain from criminal acts."
  • "Already we have had the syntax overmastered by feeling, affection leaping and soaring over ground through which reason would have traversed most tediously slow."
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