whelm

Definitions of whelm
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v overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

Synonyms:
overcome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, sweep over
Types:
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devastate
overwhelm or overpower
clutch, get hold of, seize
affect
kill
overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
benight
overtake with darkness or night
knock out
overwhelm with admiration
stagger
astound or overwhelm, as with shock
lock
hold fast (in a certain state)
Type of:
arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

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