Sentences Containing 'surmount'
She was resolved against any sort of conversation with him, and turned away with a degree of ill humor which she could not wholly surmount even in speaking to Mr. Bingley, whose blind partiality provoked her.
The word reached his ear as a wave which he no longer had the strength to surmount passed over his head.
Such advantageous situations have enabled those two colonies to surmount all the obstacles which the oppressive genius of an exclusive company may have occasionally opposed to their growth.
They have enabled Batavia to surmount the additional disadvantage of perhaps the most unwholesome climate in the world.
The private interest of many powerful individuals, the confirmed prejudices of great bodies of people, seem, indeed, at present, to oppose to so great a change, such obstacles as it may be very difficult, perhaps altogether impossible, to surmount.
More Vocab Words::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
::: odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
::: officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
::: corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
::: odorous - having an odor
::: purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
::: entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt