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get the better of, defeat, overcome
v. win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
get the better of, overcome
v. get the better of
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capitulate
v. surrender under agreed conditions
lambast, lambaste, flog, cane
v. beat with a cane
lick, thrash, drub, clobber, bat, cream
v. beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
club
v. gather into a club-like mass; "club hair"
fustigate, cudgel
v. strike with a cudgel
ruin
v. fall into ruin
humble
v. cause to be unpretentious; "This experience will humble him"
whelm, sweep over, overtake, overcome, overpower, overwhelm
v. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
flag, swag, droop, sag
v. droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
keep down, reduce, subjugate, subdue, quash, repress
v. put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
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lose
v. fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war"
gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win, advance, gain
v. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
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