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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishovercameo‧ver‧came /ˌəʊvəˈkeɪm $ ˌoʊvər-/ verb  x-refthe past tense of overcome
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overcameFinally tiredness overcame him and he went out into the yard to fill the water jars for his bath.I believe he overcame his aversion for - for anything - stronger long enough to beget me.He overcame his scruples and by 1846 took thirty-five wives, eight of them widows of Joseph Smith.And consider how Mike overcame his terror of caring for his infant.By her patience and charity she eventually overcame opposition and became the advisor and dearest friend of the whole household.In Brussels, prices rose, after late buying of baskets of shares overcame profit-taking.After a few hundred metres the pleasure overcame the apprehension.Skilful horsemanship overcame those problems, but then just 24 hours before the Derby, Nijinsky suffered a crippling attack of colic.
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