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overwhelming

adverb absolutely, astonishingly, astronomically, comfortably, completely, decisively, distinctly, dramatically, emphatically, immensely, overpoweringly, popularly, radically, strongly
Associated concepts: overwhelmingly approved, overrhelming passing the legislature, overwhelmingly reeected, overwhelmingly supported
See also: compelling, formidable, indomitable, ineffable, invincible, irresistible, lurid, moving, omnipotent, oppressive, powerful, prodigious, remarkable, resounding, strong
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The democratically elected parliament again overwhelmingly voted to invoke Article 50 following the democratic decision of the people ceded to them.
"Yesterday's protest outside the Indian High Commission in London was overwhelmingly peaceful.
Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell said: "A wide range of people with very different backgrounds, experiences and interests overwhelmingly responded that they want to have more say about how local public services are run in their area.
African-Americans, meanwhile, overwhelmingly give the president negative reviews, as do most Latinos, women, Americans between the ages of 18 and 34, white Americans with college degrees and independents, pollsters found.
With all 41 precincts reporting, unofficial results showed voters overwhelmingly favored the idea by a margin of 17,580 "yes" to 5,909 "no." Proponents have said residents shouldn't experience any service changes.
On this, Mwaura said: "Why should we be talking about 2022 and we are yet to benefit from a government we overwhelmingly voted for."
"Feedback from our bars and restaurants has been overwhelmingly positive and they love the fact that there are regular faces on the street to co-ordinate information between the venues, direct the public to events and to generally assist in the safety of the area at night.
The sentiment among the investors and issuers we spoke to at this year's SFIG conference in Las Vegas was overwhelmingly positive.
Eleven Arches reported: "With an overwhelmingly positive public response, with standing ovations every night since it launched in July earlier this year, Kynren has already sold out most of its debut season.
The group - overwhelmingly women - work in hourly-paid jobs in its stores and want the same pay as distribution depot workers, who are overwhelmingly men and paid substantially more.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 22, 2015-Office Depot's shareholders overwhelmingly approve merger with Staples by almost 99.5% of votes
Summary: Spain's Parliament has overwhelmingly approved a largely symbolic resolution that recognizes a Palestinian state.