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Search phrase: overcome

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL II.iii.7Why would you be so fond to overcomeWhy would you be so fond to ouercome
HamletHam II.ii.72Whereon old Norway, overcome with joy,Whereon old Norwey, ouercome with ioy,
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.iv.24O God, that right should thus overcome might!O, that right should thus o'recome might.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.96O God, have I overcome mine enemies in thisO God, haue I ouercome mine Enemies in this
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.187In dreadful war mayst thou be overcome,In dreadfull Warre may'st thou be ouercome,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.74see? To overcome. To whom came he? To the beggar.did he see? to ouercome. To whom came he? to the Begger.
MacbethMac III.iv.110And overcome us like a summer's cloud,And ouercome vs like a Summers Clowd,
PericlesPer I.iv.70Whereas no glory's got to overcome.Whereas no glories got to ouercome.
Timon of AthensTim III.v.72To overcome him. In that beastly furyTo ouercome him. In that Beastly furie,

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Venus and AdonisVen.891 Who, overcome by doubt and bloodless fear, Who ouercome by doubt, and bloodlesse feare,
Venus and AdonisVen.955 Here overcome as one full of despair, Here ouercome as one full of dispaire,

Glossary

 30 result(s).
bearoverwhelm, put down, overcome
charmovercome, subdue, take over [as if by a charm]
confuteovercome, confound, bring to nought
convincedefeat, overcome, overpower
fear-surprisedmade helpless by fear, overcome by fear
fetterrestrain, overcome, suppress
foildefeat, overcome; throw [in wrestling]
matecheckmate, overcome, finish off
never-dauntednever dispirited, never overcome with fear
outdareovercome by daring, outbrave
outdaredovercome by daring, cowed, outbraved; or: excessively daring, brazen, unabashed
outfaceput down, overcome, put to shame
outfacedefy, intimidate, overcome by confronting
out-jestovercome with the force of jokes
outlookoutstare, overcome by facing up to
overbearoverwhelm, overcome, overpower
overbearoverrule, overcome, put down
overcomesuddenly come over, swiftly pass across
overgoneworn out, overcome, exhausted
overmasterovercome, control, master completely
overpressedoverpowered, overwhelmed, overcome
overruleprevail, overcome, win over
oversetoverthrow, overcome, defeat
overtakedrunkenly overcome, overpowered by drink
quelldestroy, overcome, vanquish
subduecontrol, overcome
subduedovercome, overwhelmed, subjugated
subduementsomeone overcome in a fight
takeconquer, subdue, overcome
winprevail over, overcome

Thesaurus

 36 result(s).
confronting, overcome byoutface
daring, overcome byoutdared
daring, overcome byoutdare
drunkenly overcomeovertake
facing up so as to overcomeoutlook
fear, never overcome withnever-daunted
fear, overcome byfear-surprised
fight, someone overcome in a subduement
jokes, overcome with the force ofout-jest
overcomebear
overcomewin
overcomeconfute
overcometake
overcomeconvince
overcomeoutface
overcomeoverpressed
overcomemate
overcomesubdued
overcomeoverbear
overcomesubdue
overcomeovermaster
overcomecharm
overcomeoverbear
overcomeoverset
overcomeovergone
overcomeoverrule
overcomefetter
overcomequell
overcomefoil
overcome by confrontingoutface
overcome by daringoutdare
overcome by daringoutdared
overcome by fearfear-surprised
overcome in a fight, someone subduement
overcome with the force of jokesout-jest
overcome, drunkenlyovertake

Words Families

 1 result(s).
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