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adjective     overpowering pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    an overpowering smell or taste is very strong

    the overpowering stench of rotting fish

    1. a.
      an overpowering feeling is so strong that you cannot control it
  2. 2
    someone with an overpowering personality or manner is able to control other people or situations

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