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overmaster

[oh-ver-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˌoʊ vərˈmæs tər, -ˈmɑ stər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to gain mastery over; conquer; overpower:
The sudden impulse had quite overmastered me.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see over-, master
Related forms
overmasteringly, adverb
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overmaster

/ˌəʊvəˈmɑːstə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to overpower
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