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overwhelm

US [.oʊvər'hwelm]
UK [.əʊvə(r)'welm]
  • v.压倒;淹没;击败;(感情或感觉)充溢
  • Web制服;使不知所措;征服
Past Participle:overwhelmed  Present Participle:overwhelming  Simple Present:overwhelms  
overwhelm
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v.
1.
~ sb
(感情或感觉)充溢,难以承受to have such a strong emotional effect on sb that it is difficult for them to resist or know how to react
She was overwhelmed by feelings of guilt.
她感到愧疚难当。
The beauty of the landscape overwhelmed me.
秀丽的风光令我深深地陶醉。
2.
~ sb
压倒;击败;征服to defeat sb completely
The army was overwhelmed by the rebels.
军队被叛乱者完全击败了。
3.
~ sb
压垮;使应接不暇to be so bad or so great that a person cannot deal with it; to give too much of a thing to a person
We were overwhelmed by requests for information.
各方的问讯使我们应接不暇。
4.
~ sb/sth
淹没;漫过to cover sb/sth completely

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