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surmount
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
overcome (to successfully deal with an obstacle)
  • John Erik Snyte designed the small semi-Gothic spire surmounted by a cross, and the bandcourses of stylized acanthus leaves which were cut into the limestone of the walls.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (67% in)
  • He walked through the streets of New York, wearing a broad-brimmed hat, a dark business suit, a pale green satin shirt, a vest of white brocade, a huge black bow emerging from under his chin, and he carried a staff, not a cane, but a tall ebony staff surmounted by a bulb of solid gold.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (2% in)

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