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surmount
used in Treasure Island

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Definition
overcome (to successfully deal with an obstacle)
  • Then he advanced to the stockade, threw over his crutch, got a leg up, and with great vigour and skill succeeded in surmounting the fence and dropping safely to the other side.
    Chapter 20 — Silver's Embassy (27% in)

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