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::: residue - remainder; balance
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
::: rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
::: paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)