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.
When necessary, the roads deploy steep stone stairways and rock ramps to surmount cliffs and other obstacles.
More Vocab Words::: imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: advent - arrival
::: expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
::: lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: missile - object to be thrown or projected
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
::: tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof