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surmount
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Northanger Abbey
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  • After surmounting your unconquerable horror of the bed, you will retire to rest, and get a few hours’ unquiet slumber.

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  • In this way an incident, which most had felt could never be surmounted and which no doubt would destroy the marriage, was cemented over.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • I repeated Chairman Mao’s quotation, "Be resolute, fear no sacrifice, and surmount every difficulty to win victory."
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl

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