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Adjective: overpowering  ,ow-vu(r)'paw-u-ring
  1. So strong as to be irresistible
    "an overpowering need for solitude";
    - overwhelming
Verb: overpower  ,ow-vu(r)'paw(-u)r
  1. Overcome by superior force
    - overmaster, overwhelm
     
  2. Become filled with uncontrollable emotion or too much sensory input
    "overpowered by anger";
    - overwhelm, sweep over, whelm [archaic], overcome, overtake

See also: irresistible, resistless

Type of: arouse, beat, beat out, crush, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise, shell, trounce, vanquish

Encyclopedia: Overpower