overcome


overcome (http://definr.com/overcome)

     adj 1: rendered powerless especially by an excessive amount or
            profusion of something; "a desk flooded with
            applications"; "felt inundated with work"; "too much
            overcome to notice"; "a man engulfed by fear";
            "swamped by work" [syn: flooded, inundated, overpowered,
             overwhelmed, swamped, engulfed]
     2: decisively defeated in combat [syn: beaten, conquered, overthrown,
         overwhelmed, routed, vanquished]
     v 1: win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties";
          "defeat your enemies";  "He overcame his shyness"; "She
          conquered here fear of mice"; "He overcame his
          infirmity" [syn: defeat]
     2: get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his
        shyness" [syn: get over, subdue, surmount, master]
     3: overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli [syn: overwhelm,
         overpower, sweep over, whelm, overtake]
     4: overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person
        that is overcome; "Heart disease can get the best of us"
        [syn: get the best, have the best]