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    surmount

    surmount - Dictionary definition and meaning for word surmount

    Definition
    (verb) get on top of; deal with successfully
    Synonyms : get over , master , overcome , subdue
    Example Sentence
    • He overcame his shyness
    Definition
    (verb) be on top of
    Example Sentence
    • The scarf surmounted the gown
    Definition
    (verb) reach the highest point of
    Synonyms : scale
    Example Sentence
    • We scaled the Mont Blanc
    Definition
    (verb) be or do something to a greater degree
    Example Sentence
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for surmount

sur+MOUNT - To cross a mountain u need to overcome the difficulties.

to SURpass a MOUNTain u hav to overcome lot of difficulties

SUR(sur means head in hindi)+MOUNT....when you want to reach the top of the mountain,you have to OVERCOME lots of difficulties....

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