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Synonyms for overtop
ˌoʊ vərˈtɒp

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  1. dominate, command, overlook, overtopverb

    look down on

    "The villa dominates the town"

    Synonyms:
    neglect, eclipse, dominate, reign, predominate, leave out, overshadow, omit, overlook, look out on, overleap, prevail, rule, look out over, miss, require, drop, command, look across, pretermit, control, master

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  1. overtopverb

    Synonyms:
    rise above

  2. overtopverb

    Synonyms:
    excel, transcend, surpass, exceed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overtopverb

    Synonyms:
    transcend, surpass, dwarf, overshadow

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  1. Clive Staples Lewis:

    What I want to fix your attention on is the vast overall movement towards the discrediting, and finally the elimination, of every kind of human excellence -- moral, cultural, social or intellectual. And is it not pretty to notice how 'democracy' (in the incantatory sense) is now doing for us the work that was once done by the most ancient dictatorships, and by the same methods The basic proposal of the new education is to be that dunces and idlers must not be made to feel inferior to intelligent and industrious pupils. That would be 'undemocratic.' Children who are fit to proceed may be artificially kept back, because the others would get a trauma by being left behind. The bright pupil thus remains democratically fettered to his own age group throughout his school career, and a boy who would be capable of tackling Aeschylus or Dante sits listening to his coeval's attempts to spell out A CAT SAT ON A MAT. We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when 'I'm as good as you' has fully had its way. All incentives to learn and all penalties for not learning will vanish. The few who might want to learn will be prevented who are they to overtop their fellows And anyway, the teachers -- or should I say nurses -- will be far too busy reassuring the dunces and patting them on the back to waste any time on real teaching. We shall no longer have to plan and toil to spread imperturbable conceit and incurable ignorance among men.

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