Overwhelming Sentence Examples
Harding by an overwhelming vote.
It was still an overwhelming idea.
It's just so overwhelming I don't know how else to react.
Pressed by overwhelming forces, the Italians, after a violent combat, began to give way.
There was an overwhelming stench in the room.Advertisement
It grew even more overwhelming after the broadcast of the eleven o'clock news.
So long as he counselled submission to the overwhelming power of Rome the people complied, but when he spoke of obedience to Florus he was compelled to fly.
To be honest, thinking about the responsibility of making those decisions was overwhelming at times.
It may be that in particular cases particular modes of cultivation disfavour the host; or that the soil, climate or seasons do so; but overwhelming evidence exists to show that the principal causes of epidemics reside in circumstances which favor the spread, nutrition and reproduction of the pest, and the lesson to be learnt is, that precautions against the establishment of such favoring conditions must be sought.
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It seemed loud, overwhelming, and she realized she was still close to passing out.
On the other hand, an overwhelming and increasing majority of those who have studied the natural conditions under which petroleum occurs are of opinion that it is of organic origin.
His presence was overwhelming, and her body reacted with both terror and lust so strong it made her head spin.
No policy could have been less far-sighted; for Charles V., joint heir to Austria, Burgundy, Castile and Aragon, the future overwhelming rival of France, was already born.
This cession was based on political motives, which Bonaparte judged to be of overwhelming force; and he now decided to support the Directors and overthrow the moderates.Advertisement
Dean rose and wandered out to the front porch but in spite of his sterling speech, and overwhelming wish that he could forget the Shiptons and all the grief they had brought him, he couldn't quite chase the unfinished business from his churning mind.
The idea of emeralds swimming around in a lake was too much for Katie. She felt nauseous again at her overwhelming situation and stopped, leaning against a tree. What she would give for a sip of real water!
The fury was replaced by an overwhelming sadness.
First and foremost was an overwhelming urge to punch his lights out but past similar responses hadn't produced positive results.
The effect of the first brief speech was so overwhelming that Hortensius refused to reply, and recommended his client to leave the country.Advertisement
The Chamber, though convinced of the danger of this reform, the perils of which were incisively demonstrated by Sella, voted by an overwhelming majority for an immediate reduction of the impost by onefourth, and its complete abolition within four years.
Its population is estimated at 3000, but as its inhabitants never submitted to Spanish and Mexican rule, and have maintained their independence against overwhelming odds for almost four centuries, this estimate should be accepted as a conjecture.
What had she ever done to deserve such overwhelming happiness?
From the 12th to 22nd of July he was fighting continually, but finally, on the 31st of July, his army was annihilated by overwhelming numbers near Segesvár (Schassburg), Bem only escaping by feigning death.
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Although taken aback by such intimacy from a stranger, as well as terrified himself, he felt an overwhelming need to comfort her.
Abd-ul-Hamid had always resisted the pressure of the European Powers to the last moment, in order to seem to yield only to overwhelming force, while posing as the champion of Islam against aggressive Christendom.
The appearance of Charles himself, however, with an overwhelming force quelled the disturbance; the ringleaders were executed, and all the property and privileges of the city were confiscated.
It is significant that Saul in his last unavailing struggle against the overwhelming forces of the Philistines sought through the medium of a sorceress for an interview with the deceased prophet Samuel.
France responded by an overwhelming affirmative, 3,568,885 votes being cast for the proposal and only 8374 against it.
The Maxwells were pursued into Lockerbie and almost exterminated; hence "Lockerbie Lick" became a proverbial expression, signifying an overwhelming defeat.
It was all overwhelming.
Imagine the overwhelming guilt Rev. Martin must have felt over this terrible sin of his relationship with a prostitute.
The French and Venetians were at first successful, but on the 6th of June met overwhelming defeat at Novara.
The former is morphologically the more primitive condition, and is found in the overwhelming majority of birds, including many Passeriformes.
The overwhelming numerical superiority of the Sla y s, and the very great differences in ethnical type, belief and mythology between the IndoEuropean and the Ural-Altaic races, may have contributed to the same end.
If any one nation, he said, were able to back the strongest fleet with an overwhelming army, the whole world would be in jeopardy.
The road is covered by the fortress of Malborgeth, where Captain Hensel with a handful of men met with a heroic death defending the place against an overwhelming French force in the campaign of 1809.
He effectively checked the excitement, and when a month later an overwhelming Federal force began moving upon the western counties, the insurrection collapsed without bloodshed.
His world was one of confusion, his memories overwhelming as the dam that had been in place for thousands of years crumbled.
His challenges on the mortal realm alone were overwhelming.
It did sound a bit overwhelming.
The opposition outside parliament was in fact so overwhelming that the ministry decided to drop the bill.
So long as a great horde of nomads was encamped on the frontier the country was liable to be invaded by an overwhelming force of ruthless marauders.
In France the Revolution had been the work of the middle classes; in Russia an indigenous middle class has, comparatively speaking, no existence, the peasants forming the overwhelming majority of the population.'
Many of the furious Terrorists now became quiet and active councillors or administrators, the First Consul adopting the plan of multiplying "places," of overwhelming all officials with work, and of busying the watch-dogs of the Jacobinical party by "throwing them bones to gnaw."
If the story is correct, his acts at Bayonne showed once more his custom of biding his time in order to take an overwhelming revenge.
He was attacked by so overwhelming a hypochondria that his life was despaired of, and he was placed for some time under the charge of a hydropathic physician at Cheltenham, where absolute rest and isolation gradually brought him round to health again.
But his necessities were overwhelming.
Lord Dufferin, who had succeeded Lord Lisgar as governor-general in 1872, at once sent for the leader of the Opposition, Mr Alexander Mackenzie, who succeeded in forming a Liberal administration which, on appealing to the constituencies, was supported by an overwhelming majority, and held power for the five following years.
Their influence became overwhelming.
While the birth of newborn identical triplets is certainly cause for celebration, the stress of handling three infants at once can be overwhelming.
When he replayed his dictated first draft, the report seemed dry but the evidence produced an overwhelming endorsement that there was no logical reason why Jeffrey Byrne might skip.
Thus, although the congregations were Presbyterian, the civil government retained overwhelming influence.
He showed extraordinary energy, resource and military talent in stemming the advance of the royalists, who now followed up their victories by advancing into the association; he defeated them at Gainsborough on the 28th of July, and managed a masterly retreat before overwhelming numbers to Lincoln, while the victory on the 11th of October at Winceby finally secured the association, and maintained the wedge which prevented the junction of the royalists in the north with the king in the south.
The discovery that the great Minoan foundation at Cnossus was at once a palace and a sanctuary of the Double Axe and its associated divinities has now supplied a striking and it may well be thought an overwhelming confirmation of this view.
None of them possesses an overwhelming majority, but perfect equality is granted to all religious creeds legally recognized.
Six days before Sir Alfred Milner had telegraphed to London a summary of the situation, comparing the position of the Uitlanders to that of helots and declaring the case for intervention to be overwhelming.
His death was an overwhelming grief to Chesterfield, and the discovery that he had long been married to a lady of humble origin must have been galling in the extreme to his father after his careful instruction in worldly wisdom.
An overwhelming majority of the people is illiterate and is practically unconscious of the defect.
Crispi resigned his seat in parliament, but was re-elected by an overwhelming majority in April 1898 by his Palermo constituents.
While trying to feed his army he omitted to fight it, and, with the chance of overwhelming the Prussians by one great effort of marching, he delayed the necessary orders till too late, and the Prussian II.
At the general election in January 1906 an overwhelming Liberal majority was returned, irrespective of the Labour and Nationalist vote, and Sir Henry himself was again elected for Stirling.
When the news of Ibrahim's overwhelming victory at Nessib (June 24, 1839) reached Constantinople, Mahmud lay dying and unconscious.
As a natural result Grant was re-elected by an overwhelming majority.
The response was an overwhelming affirmative.
The answer was given at Easter 1880, when the Liberals were returned by an overwhelming majority over Tories and Home Rulers combined.
Curiously enough, the synod refused to believe that the heretical confession it refuted was actually by a former patriarch of Constantinople; yet the proofs of its genuineness seem to most scholars overwhelming.
Almost as the commands were given, the French suddenly opened an overwhelming long-range fire and their bullets swept like hail through the crowded mass of the German troops.
In this, however, he was not successful, General Morillo having landed an overwhelming Spanish force.
The Dutch, who had to contend with an overwhelming French invasion on shore, nevertheless fitted out a fleet of 70 to 80 sail of the line and the command was given to De Ruyter.
Waddington's conclusion has received overwhelming support amongst recent critics.
Though he had succeeded in disarming all organized opposition in parliament, the hostility displayed against him in the nation, arising from his Scottish nationality, his character as favourite, his peace policy and the resignation of the popular hero Pitt, was overwhelming.
Luther's gospel was one of love and confidence, not of fear and trembling, and came as an overwhelming revelation to those who understood and accepted it.
And though in recent years Spanish America has seemingly settled down, and republican institutions have followed upon long periods of continual revolution, yet over the American continent as a whole there is an overwhelming predominance, material and intellectual, of the communities of English speech and politically of English origin.
As D'Erlon's troops advanced the Dutch-Belgian brigade in front of the ridge, which had been subjected to an overwhelming fire from the 80 French guns at close range, turned about and retired in disorder through the main position.
Tirol issued a loyal declaration " in the name of the overwhelming majority of the population," as they asserted (June 14 1915).
No better picture can be obtained of its overwhelming economic impoverishment than by studying the figures which show the decline in the crop returns for Austria, and taking into account the fact that imports from Hungary and the territories under military occupation naturally fell far below the proportion of foodstuffs formerly imported.
In this year began the " Tariff Reform " movement initiated by Mr Joseph Chamberlain, but Free Trade retained a strong hold on the British electorate, and the return of the overwhelming Radical majority to parliament in 1906 involved its retention under the fiscal policy of that party.
When they retreated before overwhelming odds they were publicly accused of cowardice and incompetence.
A year later Wladislaus died at his huntingbox at Merecz, at the very moment when the long-impending tempest which he himself had conjured up burst with overwhelming fury over the territories of the Republic.
A true disciple of Pitt, he came to the congress with an overwhelming distrust of the growing power of Russia, which was only second to his hatred of revolutionary France.
These were planned in the days of short-range guns, and were therefore in 1870 open to an overwhelming bombardment by the rifled cannon of the attack.
Against overwhelming odds the United States troops held out until honour was satisfied; they then surrendered the ruins of the fort and were conveyed by warships to the north.
When the Finance Bill went up to the House of Lords, Lord Lansdowne gave notice that on the second reading he would move "that this House is not justified in giving its consent to this bill until it has been submitted to the judgment of the country," and on the last day of November this motion was carried by an overwhelming majority of peers.
January 1889, he was returned for Paris by an overwhelming majority.
As then Anaximenes did not, but Aristotle did, recognize three genera, and as Aristotle could as well as Anaximenes recognize seven species, the evidence is overwhelming that the Rhetoric to Alexander is the work not of Anaximenes, but of Aristotle; on the condition that its date is not that of Aristotle's confessedly genuine Rhetoric. There is a second and even stronger evidence that the Rhetoric to Alexander is a genuine work of Aristotle.
Position after position was evacuated by the French, until Wellington, driving everything before him, came up with the retreating enemy at Vittoria, and won an overwhelming victory (June 21st).
The villages west of the Plauen ravine and even Lobda were occupied in the early morning by General Metzko with the leading division of Klenau's corps from Freiberg, and upon Metzko Napoleon intended first to throw the weight of his attack, giving to Victor's infantry and the cavalry of Murat, king of Naples, the task of overwhelming the isolated Austrians.
The king's overwhelming grief is well known.
Over and above the weight of political affairs, he bore resolutely for eighteen years the overwhelming burden of the presidency of a tribunal before which the whole of Europe came to plead.
The result of the first election in October 1894 was 94 to give the Catholic party an overwhelming majority.
Then all France awoke to a sense of her obligation to him, and his public funeral on the 6th of January 1883 evoked one of the most overwhelming displays of national sentiment ever witnessed on a similar occasion.
Again in Italy in 1174 the contest with the Papacy was abruptly ended by Fredericks overwhelming defeat at Legnano in 1\Iay 1176, and by the treaty of Venice made about a year later with Alexander III.
In naval power the Athenians undoubtedly had an overwhelming advantage at the beginning, both in numbers and in training.
Even where there was no new foundation the older cities of Phoenicia and Syria became transformed from the overwhelming prestige of Hellenic culture.
In June 1896, owing to the indefatigable exertions of Major Wingate, a perfected system of secret intelligence enabled the sirdar to bring an overwhelming force of 6 to 1 against the Dervish outpost at Firket and destroy it.
An overwhelming naturalism swamped the older reserves of Egyptian art, and the expression of the postures, actions and familiarities of daily life, or the instantaneous attitudes of animals, became the dernier cri of fashion.
The Liberals were quarrelling among themselves, and the result was an overwhelming defeat.
The overwhelming Liberal and Labour victory at the general election of 1906 began a new era in the fortunes of the party, and Lord Rosebery's individuality once more sank back from any position of prominence in regard to its new programme.
The circumstances of the country are well calculated to impress the inhabitants with a sense of the overwhelming power of nature and of their complete dependence on it.
It was, undoubtedly, a great and heroic achievement for the ruler of a petty state like Gelderland thus to assert and maintain his independence for a long period against the overwhelming power of the house of Austria.
The excitement and pressure of the crowds was at this time almost overwhelming, and the relatives of Jesus endeavoured to restrain Him; " for they said, He is mad."
Harrison's canvass was conspicuous for the immense Whig processions and mass meetings, the numerous " stump " speeches (Harrison himself addressing meetings at Dayton, Chillicothe, Columbus and other places), and the use of campaign songs, of party insignia, and of campaign cries (such as " Tippecanoe and Tyler too "); and in the election he won by an overwhelming majority of 234 electoral votes to 60 cast for Van Buren.
This brigade was attacked by overwhelming numbers, and on the remaining brigades advancing in support, they were successively cut to pieces by the encircling masses of the enemy.
As regards home politics, the overwhelming majority of the Liberal party at the elections of 1895, instead of being a source of strength, proved the very reverse.
There was no doubt that, if the opinion of the Englishspeaking races throughout the world could have been tested by a plebiscite, an overwhelming majority would have declared that the fittest person for the rule of the British empire was the gracious and kindly lady who for sixty years, in sorrow and in joy, had so worthily discharged the duties of her high position.
He claimed to have re - pelled the outflanking movement of the French in the battle of the Marne, but he was nevertheless compelled, in consequence of the faulty disposition of the German forces in the line of battle and the success of the Allied offensive, to withdraw his army be - fore what he described as overwhelming odds to the Aisne posi - tions.
The Russian peasant, that is, the overwhelming mass of the population, still lives in deep poverty.
The prognosis is variable; many infants with DiGeorge syndrome die from overwhelming infection, seizures, or heart failure within the first year.
In the beginning these can be the most frustrating of times as the sheer volume of what the student doesn't know can be overwhelming.
The first general election under the Left (November 1876) had yielded the cabinet the overwhelming majority of 421 Ministerialists against 87 Conservatives, but the very size of the majority rendered it unmanageable.
His connexion with this work so enhanced his popularity that he was chosen governor by an overwhelming majority and served for two triennial terms (1817-1823).
Open protest or organized revolt, however, was impossible owing to the proximity and indeed the presence in overwhelming numbers of German and Hungarian troops, who were expressly garrisoned among the Czech population in order to stifle any possible outburst of national and pro-Ally sentiment.
When kindled by his subject it seemed to take possession of him and pour itself out with overwhelming speed of utterance, with heat and power.
Th rapidity and overwhelming character of the Prussian sdccesi ensured the triumph of Bismarcks policy.
Tisza appealed to the country and suffered, on the 26th of January 1905, an overwhelming defeat at the hands of a coalition composed of dissentient Liberals, Clericals, Independents and a few Banffyites.
Elijah is the messenger of vengeance - sudden, fierce and overwhelming; Elisha is the messenger of mercy and restoration.
His election for Clare in 1828 proved the forerunner of the inevitable change, and the Catholic claims were granted the next year, to the intense regret of the Protestant Irish, by a government avowedly hostile to the last, but unable to withstand the overwhelming pressure of a people united to insist on justice.
The prosperity of agriculture therefore is of overwhelming importance to the people of India, and all other industries are only subsidiary to this main occupation.
On the 3rd of November a plebiscite was taken, which resulted in an overwhelming majority in favour of union with Sardinia under Victor Emmanuel.
By an overwhelming majority the people now voted for another convention, which (July to October 1874) framed the present constitution.
It will be clear from the narrative here given that the Caporetto disaster was not due solely to the cause which was at first generally accepted as the explanation of a defeat so sudden and so overwhelming.
Virginia played a leading role in the War of 1812, and up to 1835 her influence in the new Western and North-Western states was overwhelming.
The effect of Wolf's Prolegomena was so overwhelming that, although a few protests were made at the time, the true Homeric controversy did not begin till after Wolf's death (1824).
In the fifty years that had elapsed the case for closer union had become overwhelming and the dangers of isolation much greater.
So overwhelming was the disaster that the Portuguese people refused to believe the truth.
He hoped to find in the German townsmen a counterpoise to the overwhelming power of the Bohemian nobility.
This statement was incorporated in the bill declaring war, and although severely criticized during the Senate debate, passed both houses of Congress by overwhelming majorities.
So overwhelming did Christian's difficulties appear that he took ship to seek help abroad, and on May 1st landed at Veere in Zealand.
But for rendering the gloomy horror of the subjects in which he most delights - detail on detail being accumulated till the result is overwhelming - Zola has no superior.
Michael withdrew to the mountains before this overwhelming force, but, being joined by Báthory with a Transylvanian contingent, the voivode resumed the offensive, stormed Bucharest, where Sinan had entrenched a Turkish detachment, and, pursuing the main body of his forces to the Danube, overtook the rearguard and cut it to pieces, capturing enormous booty.
The voivode Stephen withdrew into the interior at the approach of this overwhelming host, but on the 17th, of 'January 1475, turned to bay at Rahova (Podul malt, near Vaslui) and gained a complete victory over the Turks.
Cantacuzene, returned to office with an overwhelming majority.
After a general election in June 1907, Sturdza remained in office with an overwhelming majority.
But he was no statesman, and his difficulties proved overwhelming.
After nearly four months of strenuous opposition to the bill in Parliament, he renewed and strengthened his encouragement to Ulster by declaring, at a large Unionist gathering at Blenheim on July 27, that the Ulster people would submit to no ascendancy, and that he could imagine no lengths of resistance to which they might go in which he would not be ready to support them, and in which they would not be supported by the overwhelming majority of the British people.
By an overwhelming majority it threw its lot in favor of Gladstone; and Disraeli, without even venturing to meet parliament, took the unusual course of at once placing his resignation in the queens hands.
Disraeli found himself restored to power at the head of an overwhelming majority, and the great minister who, five years before, had achieved so marked a triumph temporarily withdrew from the leadership of the party with whose aid he had accomplished such important results.
Parliament was dissolved, and a new parliament, in which the Unionists obtained an overwhelming majority, was returned.
Campbell-Bann.erman (q.v.), as head of the Liberal party; and the general election of January 1906 resulted in an overwhelming victory for the Liberals and their allies, the Labor party (now a powerful force in politics) and the Irish Nationalists.
The only interest of the piece for us lies in the proof which it furnishes, that at the opening of his life Burke had the same scornful antipathy to political rationalism which flamed out in such overwhelming passion at its close.
Eastern Bulgaria was finally recovered in 1000; but the war continued with varying successes till 1014, when the Bulgarian army suffered an overwhelming defeat.
In 1808 he formed one of a deputation who went to Vienna, at the invitation of the archduke John, to concert a rising; and when in April 1809 the Tirolese rose in arms, Hofer was chosen commander of the contingent from his native valley, and inflicted an overwhelming defeat on the Bavarians at Sterzing (April 11).
By the Recess of 1803, which brought to his side Bavaria, Wurttemberg and Baden, he followed up the overwhelming tide of revolutionary ideas in.
It was the maintenance of the constitution in the face of the overwhelming tide of reaction that established his position as the champion of Italian freedom and earned him the sobriquet of Re Galantuomo (the honest king).
Your first visit to a Disney park can be overwhelming.
Learning how to make origami, step by step for beginners, is somewhat overwhelming.
Searching through the data stored in an XML file does not have to be an overwhelming and complex process.
On the 29th of September Hofer received from the emperor a chain and medal of honour, which encouraged him in the belief that Austria did not intend again to desert him; the news of the conclusion of the treaty of Schonbrunn (October 14), by which Tirol was again ceded to Bavaria, came upon him as an overwhelming surprise.
Demosthenes gained an overwhelming victory for himself and for the honour of Athens in the most finished, the most splendid and the most pathetic work of ancient eloquence - the immortal oration "On the Crown."
Clinton returned, however, early in 1780, and, as he surrounded the city on all sides with an overwhelming force, General Benjamin Lincoln, who was defending it with about 7000 men, surrendered (May 12) to avoid certain destruction.
A determined attempt was made by some Frenchmen to gain for their country an overwhelming influence by means of a treaty which they induced the king to sign.
An overwhelming vote was cast on the 8th of June in favour of secession, and on the 24th Governor I.
At the beginning of 1632, in order to bring about the general peace he so earnestly desired, he proposed to take the field with an overwhelming numerical majority.
Happiness should be all I feel but a strange sense of dread is overwhelming any feeling of contentment as I enter this stately home.
Every sense was intensified and vibrant, yet secondary to the overwhelming craving for blood.
Overwhelming evidence demonstrated it was totally out of character for Jeffrey Byrne to discard his world like yesterday's trash, and yet, piece by piece, the picture was emerging that he'd done just that.
I'm not lying when I say there is no firm proof that your husband's death was anything more than an accidental drowningâ€” that's what the overwhelming evidence shows.
The stables were dark inside, the scent of horse, leather, and hay overwhelming the scents of decay from the rest of Landis.
An overwhelming 70 percent gave the contestants a landslide victory.
Philip's plan being to destroy the beachhead then retire before the Japanese could gather what were felt to overwhelming forces.
There was an overwhelming consensus among managers that staff shortages and inappropriate midwifery establishments underlay many of the problems that they faced.
This is only 'wrong ' inasmuch as it flouts a man-made convention which appears to command an overwhelming measure of consensus among English-speakers!
As a student city, York is big enough to feel cosmopolitan, but small enough not to be overwhelming.
A tense and illuminating account of an extremely courageous stance taken against overwhelming odds.
By an overwhelming majority, the bishops accepted a creed which repudiated Arius's doctrines.
She danced her first cygnet this season. it was overwhelming.
I am not suggesting corruption just an overwhelming desire to have office set-ups which cost a fortune.
Despite controversial proposals in the 1980s, the academic case for further large-scale excavation on the southern part of the amphitheater is not overwhelming.
We oppose animal experimentation, based on overwhelming scientific evidence that findings from animal models cannot be reliably extrapolated to humans.
Traveling has been one of the highlights of my life so far, at times an overwhelming experience and a great eye-opener.
Despite overwhelming interest, scientists know relatively little about how plant cells synthesize individual cellulose fibers.
Even in the last Gulf War the overwhelming firepower of the US guaranteed victory.
Spokesman Mark Almond said only Labor's overwhelming victory prevented a firestorm of protests against voter fraud.
A feature article in the current June issue of Country Living has produced an overwhelming level of interest from prospective franchisees.
What touched me most was the overwhelming generosity of these people who had nothing, but wanted to give what little they had.
This is the overwhelming view of Financial Mail readers in a survey into the power of the retail giants.
In order to become a superpower that possesses an overwhelming political and military strength internationally a country needs simply gigantic financial resources.
Anger, frustration and an overwhelming grief are common emotions flowing from experiences of great trial or pain as described above.
At times his friends experience overwhelming guilt, over-protectiveness toward Matt, and fears of incompetence in the event of seizures.
We have had an overwhelming response to our service and delivered new connections to many high tech and research clients.
Nearly overwhelming nunber the traditional kuna last chance for somehow he obtained.
The overwhelming majority of these journeys are made without any problem.
But that very multiplicity of proof which ought to make reply overwhelming makes reply impossible.
The combination of his white toothbrush mustache, his Medal of Honor and his swagger stick were quite overwhelming.
Once we were back onboard the excitement for the next day was overwhelming.
But full marks to Smith for dogged persistence in the face of overwhelming contrary evidence.
Even the opposition pollsters say that Chavez enjoys overwhelming popularity.
Motivational & After Dinner Speaker Debra's overwhelming positivity and ' go for it ' attitude are contagious, while her modesty is endearing.
The overwhelming majority of parents opposed the repeal of Section 28 precisely because they feared it would lead to the aggressive promotion of homosexuality.
Despite its overwhelming force, Moscow is in a military stalemate with the rebels, facing constant guerrilla attacks.
A brilliant strategist, he won many battles, often against seemingly overwhelming odds.
The whole film has the feeling of being projected at two-thirds speed, so suffused is it with this overwhelming sense of ponderousness.
Six months later, Hungary confirms its overwhelming superiority over England with a 7 1 victory in Budapest, Hungary.
Media interest in the petition has been overwhelming and within a few hours of its launch the petition had gathered almost 7,000 supporters.
For all the disruption their strike caused, the French truckers won the support of an overwhelming majority of the population.
This gives you the overwhelming urge to grab him by the shoulders and give him a good shaking.
From the 12th to 22nd of July he was fighting continually, but finally, on the 31st of July, his army was annihilated by overwhelming numbers near SegesvÃ¡r (Schassburg), Bem only escaping by feigning death.
Emperor and king of Sicily, he was the natural enemy of popes, who could not tolerate so overwhelming a rival, After Fredericks death, the popes carried on their war for eighteen years against his descendants.
The " Cadets " commanded an overwhelming majority in the Lower House, and their intractable temper and ignorance of affairs became at once apparent.
We have seen how his classification of substances into elements and compounds, and the definitions which he assigned to these species, have similarly been retained; and how Lavoisier established the law of the "conservation of mass," overthrew the prevailing phlogistic theory, and became the founder of modern chemistry by the overwhelming importance which he gave to the use of the balance.
Sometimes, too, when a great dramatic climax has given place to a lyrical anticlimax, retrospective moods, subtleties of emotion and crowning musical thoughts press in upon Wagner's mind with a closeness that determines every word; and thus not only is the whole third act of Tristan, as Wagner said when he was working at it, of " overwhelming tragic power," but Isolde's dying utterances (which occupy the last five minutes and are, of course, totally without action or dramatic tension) were not unlike fine poetry even before the music was written.
Its purpose in all probability was, in the first instance, to exhibit to the Babylonian Jews the overwhelming power of Rome and so to deter them from repeating the futile revolt of the Jews of Palestine.
In 1920 he was again the Democratic nominee for governor, but was beaten in the overwhelming Republican landslide of that year; he lost, however, by only 73,000 votes, whereas the Democratic candidate for president was at the same time defeated by a million votes in New York state - a remarkable testimony to his own personal popularity.
The dogma was at length carried by an overwhelming majority, and the dissentient bishops, who - with the exception of two - had left the council before the final division, one by one submitted (see Vatican Council).
The events that followed; the occupation of the duchies by Austria and Prussia, the war of 1864, gallantly fought by the Danes against overwhelming odds, and the astute diplomacy by which Bismarck succeeded in ultimately gaining for Prussia the seaboard so essential for her maritime power, are dealt with elsewhere (see Schleswig-Holstein Question).
He saw man's lust, greed, gluttony, as in a vision, magnified, overwhelming, portentous.
Michael withdrew to the mountains before this overwhelming force, but, being joined by BÃ¡thory with a Transylvanian contingent, the voivode resumed the offensive, stormed Bucharest, where Sinan had entrenched a Turkish detachment, and, pursuing the main body of his forces to the Danube, overtook the rearguard and cut it to pieces, capturing enormous booty.
I think no matter what, energy costs will fall dramatically in the future, probably to near zero, because the economic incentives to unlock that technical puzzle are so overwhelming.
He won overwhelming victories over superior forces with his ragtag army, marching over huge areas of the country executing his elaborate tactics.
We are fascinated, yet repelled by the thought of such overwhelming rage...
It was fairly near one of the blanket mills and I wo n't forget the overwhelming smell of sulfur as one passed by.
The government had taken care to have an overwhelming superiority of force.
An overwhelming 70 per cent gave the bicycle a landslide victory.
My work is beginning to be overwhelming, so I am thinking about hiring an aide.
With so many choices, this can be a little overwhelming.
You can keep the options from being so overwhelming, however.
You may feel an overwhelming urge to push and your doctor will let you know if you are completely dilated and thinned out.
Home is the place that your child feels most comfortable, and a party with guests, toys, and noise can be somewhat overwhelming for a one year old.
All that responsibility can be overwhelming at times, though.
Choosing cute baby names can be exciting and a little overwhelming.
This can be quite an overwhelming job, especially for new parents.
It can be a bit overwhelming when you begin looking at all the baby items available!
Choosing the nursery decor for your baby's nursery can be a bit overwhelming.
However, with so many choices to make and supplies to purchase, choosing a theme can be a bit overwhelming.
The desire to nurture can be overwhelming for a childless couple who wants to adopt.
For many first time parents, the arrival of a long-awaited newborn baby can be overwhelming, and the urge to sit and cradle them for hours is often strong for both parents.
For a mom who has just experienced childbirth, the stress can certainly be overwhelming.
Preparing for the arrival of a new baby can be a bit overwhelming.
How do you play up the ladybug theme without overwhelming the room?
While giving advice certainly can't be considered one of the new baby shower games, organizing the advice into a game can make the advice less overwhelming for the mother-to-be.
The list of stuff a new baby needs can be overwhelming, especially for parents who are trying to stock their newborn's nursery.
The British website Up To Ten is almost overwhelming at first glance, but once you get the hang of the navigation system, it is fairly easy to use.
When you're first learning how to buy flowers online, it could feel overwhelming.
When you send someone flowers online, you won't have the immediate feedback and recommendations that you would get if you were to visit a local floral, so choosing your own floral arrangement could begin to feel overwhelming.
Picking the right wedding gown can be a difficult, overwhelming experience if you don't know how to buy a wedding dress.
The choices that await you can be overwhelming, but if you follow the advice below for selecting and purchasing eyeshadow, you'll have your lids looking beautiful and striking in no time at all.
Lingerie is big business, so don't feel bad if all the options are overwhelming.
Whether it's a Coupe, Hatchback, 4-door Luxury Sedan or Sports Car, choosing can sometimes be an overwhelming experience.
Buying a new car can be an overwhelming task.
With so many different titles available on the market, it can be intimidating and overwhelming to decide which video games to buy and where to purchase them.
The Nintendo Wii U has not achieved the same kind of overwhelming success as the Nintendo Wii, but it is still home to several great video games that can be fun for the entire family.
With so many makes and models to choose from, buying a new truck can be an overwhelming task.
It is not an overwhelming challenge to buy computer video cards.
There are an overwhelming number of choices, but finding the right one isn't impossible.
After the overwhelming success of both sales, Lee launched the VF Factory outlet business.
With all the choices you have to pick from, shopping for a cat tree can be a little overwhelming.
Try to resist overwhelming her with attention, although it's alright to pet her and show her that you're friendly.
When you bring a kitten home for the first time, new kitten care can seem a bit overwhelming.
Yes, this process can be very overwhelming, which is why preventative measures to cripple the chance of re-infection are always a wise path.
The overwhelming factor in favor of dry foods is the convenience of feeding your pet.
He suffers from an overwhelming sense of ennui and feels that he has far too much time on his hands and far too little with which to fill it.
This can keep the alcohol taste from becoming overwhelming.
Debt can be very overwhelming and at times can seem like an endless cycle.
Simply put, the appeal of buying something now without worrying about paying for it until later is too overwhelming.
It can be an overwhelming task to find informative and reliable sources for identity theft articles.
With so many retailers offering gift cards to the public, it can be overwhelming to select one merchant from which to buy cards from for your needs.
Navigating prepaid debit card offers can be overwhelming.
The cause and effect of divorce can be overwhelming.
To lessen the overwhelming sense of fear and confusion that can accompany a first time divorce, it's a good idea to learn more about the official forms and the supporting documentation.
When emotions and thoughts become overwhelming, mental and physical health typically decline.
Sorting through all the options can be overwhelming, so it helps to see which pieces stand out in each category.
There's a reason for its overwhelming popularity.
While the problem of pollution is a large one, it need not be overwhelming.
For anyone who has seen the Oscar-winning 2008 film WALL-E, the visual of the piles and piles of garbage overwhelming the land is not actually so far from a reality.
It can be overwhelming to think about doing everything all at once.
B vitamins keep your stress from becoming overwhelming.
Herbal preparations may be helpful for mild depression, but a major depressive episode warrants prompt attention from a medical professional.When depression becomes overwhelming, attempting self-treatment can be dangerous.
If picking a homeopath out of a haystack seems a little overwhelming, you can always ask your traditional primary care physician about the field of homeopathy and their thoughts on a doctor.
Whether you have a large or small corporate project, the search for interior designers can be overwhelming.
When sponging, it is best to choose colors that compliment each other or are in the same shade family - going for contrasting colors will be overwhelming.
Red walls may be too overwhelming for four walls, but you can use red for an accent wall.
Cabinets take up a lot of space in most kitchens and can have an overwhelming effect on the overall style.
Scattering the image throughout the room can add detail that is rich but not overwhelming.
Have some tone-on-tone affects mix in with multi-colored designs as well; the result should be cohesive but not overwhelming.
If you put a zebra rug in the same room with a zebra wall tapestry, the zebra print would be overwhelming.
This will anchor a design that could otherwise become a bit overwhelming.
It's not overwhelming, but it's a definite head-turner.
The perfect evening floral is delicate and pronounced, but not overwhelming.
If you have blonde or very light lashes, you are better off with brown eye liner and mascara, as black will be overwhelming.
Beautiful Eau de Parfum Spray is considered fresh, light, and not overwhelming.
For those not familiar with online shopping, browsing for goods on the Internet can be a little overwhelming.
They are organized conveniently with the help of headings, but the sheer number of choices can seem overwhelming.
On the Internet, there are numerous options for Greek dictionaries and it can be overwhelming to choose among them.
While picture taking may appear like a simple task, thousands of nuances comprise the popular hobby, all of which can prove overwhelming to the beginner.
At LoveToKnow Scrapbooking, we understand that this fun hobby can seem a bit overwhelming when you're just getting started.
While scrapbooker's retreats can be enjoyable events, the expense of hosting a retreat can easily become overwhelming.
Scrapbooking provides a way to turn ordinary photos into priceless family heirlooms, but the process of making a scrapbook album can seem overwhelming to the novice crafter.
Using a digital scrapbook planner is not necessary, but it is a good way to keep your project from seeming like an overwhelming task.
The extensive collection of scrapbook paper color and design options can be overwhelming for some scrappers.
Generally, it is best to limit the number of fonts on your layout to two or three differnet choices in order to avoid overwhelming the reader.
The idea of creating a heritage scrapbook album can seem overwhelming, since this project is designed to be passed down from generation to generation.
With all the scrapbook storage products on the market, it can be overwhelming to find a system that works for you.
Conflicts with other students, peer pressure, and confrontations with teachers and school officials can be overwhelming for some children.
Coping with stress can be difficult because stress comes in so many different forms, and when more than one issue hits at a time, well, it can seem downright overwhelming.
While it may be overwhelming, it is manageable.
If you can't make a stressor go away or if you have too many overwhelming you, delegate your responsibilities to others.
However, when those feelings become overwhelming, excessive and last for long periods of time, you may be suffering from a type of anxiety disorder known as generalized anxiety disorder.
An individual suffering from a panic attack also has a horribly overwhelming and often terrifying sense of fear or dread.
When the feelings of nervousness and anxiety become unmanageable and overwhelming, they interfere with test performance, which can result in lower test scores.
You can use different techniques both before and during the test to control your nervousness and keep feelings of anxiety from overwhelming you.
The stress becomes so overwhelming that it becomes the focus of your test-taking experience. Even though you studied hard for a test and knew all of the material, your mind still goes blank during the test.
The symptoms of an anxiety attack often mimic those of a heart attack, and the body's physical responses to the episode can bring on overwhelming fear.
If it becomes too overwhelming, don't hesitate to speak with a parent or a trusted teacher, who can talk to you about the things you are experiencing.
Searching for the perfect prom theme can be overwhelming because there are so many websites that offer you everything you could ever think of.
Looking for jobs online can be a bit overwhelming for teens.
There are feelings of overwhelming tension and isolation caused by a fear of abandonment and self-hatred.
In addition, teens who balance sports with homework and a job have a multitude of responsibilities, which can inevitably lead to stress and overwhelming emotions.
Living expenses can be overwhelming as well as transportation costs to and from work.
It can be overwhelming, but also fun, to find a formal dress.
While it may all seem overwhelming at first, choosing a dress is not always as hard as it may seem.
The huge selection of potential dresses can be overwhelming for the indecisive.
While that might seem a bit overwhelming, it has its advantages.
If you think of your wedding in the same terms as a complex project, the prospect of planning the most important day of your life can seem a little less overwhelming.
As overwhelming as it may be to try and find the "perfect honeymoon"-just remember to choose something that makes sense for both of you, and that you both will enjoy and cherish forever.
It can be quite overwhelming looking through all of the honeymoon choices.
While coordinated details - fairy tale invitations, a castle wedding cake topper, glass slipper favors - can create a subtle fantasy atmosphere of romance and innocence, too many details can be overwhelming and may seem childish or cliché.
This wide variety of books to choose from can be overwhelming.
Green color wedding ideas can make the entire wedding look lush and fruitful without overwhelming the senses.
You'll be in complete control of exactly how your cake looks, how much it costs, and how you present it, but all of that can be very overwhelming to some brides and grooms.
The contrast will make the complete effect of such a vivid color less overwhelming, but still every bit as interesting.
Using all 3 fall wedding colors in equal amounts can be overwhelming to the eye.
Wedding cake choices can be overwhelming, even within a particular theme.
Sometimes, the process of whittling them down can be overwhelming.
Since an overwhelming amount of drug treatment programs are available, picking one that best suits your needs is often hard to do.
Since treatment can be overwhelming to go into alone, getting help from a treatment company may be well-worth the investment.
However, this would probably be too overwhelming.
If you aren't sure where to begin, then take it step by step . A shower curtain is a large scale design piece; yet it's usually not so overwhelming that it will steal the spotlight away from the overall mood of your bathroom décor.
If the thought of doing anything more than dusting a cupcake with powdered sugar feels overwhelming to you, don't worry.
Especially if you bake often or give many cupcakes as gifts, the costs of buying professional cupcake wrappers can become overwhelming and cut into your overall decorating budget.
It can be overwhelming to sift through so many choices, but it can also be an inspiring process that will help you develop a truly memorable cake.
Halloween cake toppers are simple ways to spruce up basic confections that don't have other overwhelming Halloween decorations.
There's almost an overwhelming amount of decoration choices available for holiday cakes, so try peeking at a photo gallery before you begin to get some ideas of the styles you like best.
A display that's too big can feel overwhelming and may not look as good as a design that's more focused.
There is an overwhelming