Definition of Overstriding

1. Verb. (present participle of overstride) ¹



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Definition of Overstriding

1. overstride [v] - See also: overstride

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstriding

overstresses
overstressing
overstretch
overstretched
overstretches
overstretching
overstrew
overstrewed
overstrewing
overstrewn
overstrews
overstrict
overstridden
overstride
overstrides
overstriding (current term)
overstrike
overstrikes
overstrode
overstrow
overstrowed
overstrowing
overstrown
overstrows
overstructured
overstrung
overstudied
overstudies
overstudious
overstudy

Literary usage of Overstriding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1876)
"his heart expanded exultingly, and his nose took a deeper red, and he strode on his own threshold like a colossus overstriding the world; and he saw his ..."

2. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1880)
"... well-intentioned usurper; but amongst the males acting at Scutari, there was no one with that resolute will, overstriding law, habit, and custom, ..."

3. A History of the Ancient Working People: A History of the Ancient Working by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"... for judging from the coaxing career of competition and its lordly overstriding of the originally socialistic foundation, stamping out its vitals and ..."

4. Summer Rambles in the West by Elizabeth Fries Ellet (1853)
"... a natural bridge thrown over the precipice, its grand arch overstriding fragments of rock heaped ..."

5. The French Revolutions from 1789 to 1848 by Thomas W. Redhead (1848)
"... and assist the patriots even in their dire extremity, as the last surviving hepe to paralyse the strength of the overstriding giant, the British ..."

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