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overwhelm, oppression, suppression, subjugation, put down, defeat, thrash, oppress, suppress, subjugate, pressure

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1980 overwhelm1a
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As a Noun: 1. The state of being beaten in a battle, game, or contest. English = defeat. 2. The cruel or unfair treatment of someone or a group of people. English = oppression. 3. The prevention of something from continuing by an army or a government; keeping someone or a group of people under your control. English = suppression; subjugation. 4. A criticism that makes someone look foolish. Idiomatic English = put down. 5. The use of persuasion to try and get someone to do something. English = pressure. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To gain complete control or victory over other people, through sheer numbers or because of superior strength. English = overwhelm. 2. To win a victory over someone in a battle, game, or contest; to win completely or very convincingly. English = defeat; thrash. 3. To treat someone or a group of people cruelly or unfairly. English = oppress. 4. Of an army or a government, to prevent something from continuing; to keep someone or a group of people under your control. English = suppress; subjugate. Idiomatic English = put down. 5. To criticise someone and make them look foolish. Idiomatic English = put down. 6. To try and persuade or force someone to do something. English = pressure. 7.