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overwhelming

adjective  /ˌoʊ·vərˈhwel·mɪŋ, -ˈwel·mɪŋ/ us  
very great or strong: An overwhelming majority voted in favor of the proposal. I felt an overwhelming sense of relief when the semester was over.
overwhelmingly
adverb [not gradable]  /ˌoʊ·vərˈhwel·mɪŋ·li, -ˈwel-/ us  
In April, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the bill.
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