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surmount
used in The Remains of the Day

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Definition
overcome (to successfully deal with an obstacle)
  • In fact, I was for some time of the opinion that this huge challenge ahead of us could not be surmounted without my bringing in additional staff from outside.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (49% in)

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