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Jimmy overcame his difficulties to graduate.
What can I do to overcome my fear of rejection?
Exhaustion finally overcame her and she collapsed.
Two men died when they were overcome by fumes from the fire.
The entire family was overcome with grief.
This is the American English definition of overcome. View British English definition of overcome.
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