My Word of the Day
To OVERTAKE (OVERTA’KE) v.a.[over and take.]1. To catch any thing by pursuit; to come up to something going before.
We durst not continue longer so near her confines, lest her plagues might suddenly overtake us before we did cease to be partakers with her sins. Hooker.
If I had given you this at over-night, She might have been o’ertaken; and yet she writes Pursuit would be but vain. Shakespeare.
I shall see The winged vengeance overtake such children. Shakesp.
The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil. Bible Ex.xv. 9.
My soul, more earnestly releas’d, Will out-strip hers, as bullets flown before A later bullet may o’ertake, the powder being more. Donne.
To thy wishes move a speedy pace, Or death will soon o’ertake thee in the chace. Dryden.
How must he tremble for fear vengeance should overtake him, before he has made his peace with God. Rogers.2. To take by surprize.
If a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual restore such an one in the spirit of meekness. Bible Gal.vi. 1.
Recent references to OVERTAKE on Twitter
@gwdbis3 Zelle Will Overtake Venmo in 2018 – eMarketer https://t.co/6quQZP32iR
@RyanClutt Zelle Will Overtake Venmo in 2018 https://t.co/zPDEgsDdP8
@OtakuModeID "Once you look up to someone, you can’t overtake them." – Kise Ryouta "Kuroko No Basuke" #OtakuQuote #Tetsu
@ReckoningMarley @guyverhofstadt @markrutte @Xavier_Bettel @EmmanuelMacron @CharlesMichel If defending your people and country from… https://t.co/fT1jj0IQOA
@CoachAnovick Hot market segment. #marketing #segmentation https://t.co/udH20Z0F9d https://t.co/eOszoZ5MHO
@amaanisaiyed sana trying to overtake momo in my bias list https://t.co/68Pw5J9Ekt
@iShashi_Patel @mvmeet Dubai’s Emirates Airline making more money/business from India by overtake Air-India’s business. Lets avoid Emirates Airline.
@TheNintenBlurb @tony_okey @dlclarke43 @SovietSergey @realDonaldTrump Consider it from a Canadian standpoint. America is a producti… https://t.co/49uNSziEaD
@rozbooker Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. #WednesdayMotivation #ArbrookRealty… https://t.co/OaGhCyKDnC
@n8sager @RealTime93Jays Well, the Mets did ‘overtake’ the Marlins. Fernandez slashed .306 / .361 / .442 the rest of the way.
@GoodwoodRRC Video: Fantastic onboard of a battle at Silverstone! #gwflatout https://t.co/SKP0rWps7u
@StevenRaime @Traffic_Dave I drive something similar, and you do notice people are more hesitant to overtake etc around you in t… https://t.co/1ThG8SMRwT
@butch4719 Daily viewing this administration is like watching a horse race. Someone is always trying to overtake the others in… https://t.co/U6gvKs18yD
@aligajani @dan_abramov I’ll be honest. I like Vue more. Vue soon to overtake React in GH stars as well
@420GrowTeacher @newbe4me2 @undergradwoman https://t.co/5M4aEJfQhh
She didnt want him exposing the truth about what will happen wh… https://t.co/QtfBxZHaz4
@420GrowTeacher @thecopconserva1 @undergradwoman @randy_burnum https://t.co/5M4aEJfQhh
She didnt want him exposing the truth about… https://t.co/udx3Oz4q7N
@420GrowTeacher @JamieRippa @undergradwoman @twood9600 https://t.co/5M4aEJfQhh
She didnt want him exposing the truth about what wi… https://t.co/pjUGInPwmS
@420GrowTeacher @akvawe66 @FunkyLightCR @undergradwoman @kel9565 @Twitter https://t.co/5M4aEJfQhh
She didnt want him exposing the… https://t.co/LsVFReOT76
@OnlineBestBets LeBron James free agency: Rockets would overtake Warriors with LBJ, according to SportsLine data https://t.co/2bpNrRGFii
@fifilarouche BS. Laker haters on CBS East Coast Bias. Didn’t They win 35 games last year with Lonzo and Ingram out half the sea… https://t.co/lsm22JQddZ
Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter
@coachwillwalker Samuel Johnson said …
"The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken."
@iamgothamgirl “The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson | The Neuros… https://t.co/EjclbDMWHb
@irepthaH Music lovers do me a favor. Go to youtube, search for "My Music," by Samuel Jonathan Johnson. Enjoy. #thereisahiddentreatatthreeeighteen
@EugenGluschenko @ThatCthulhuGuy Hmm, it should be interesting. The reminiscence is the most… well, not typical Love’s writings. W… https://t.co/DsgDTPhK7i
@neilphillips @KateKendall Also Samuel Johnson: "A cucumber should be well sliced and dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then t… https://t.co/14GVJKE5cR
@AgSouthFC #WednesdayWisdom #agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own. – Samuel… https://t.co/48N29tjWDe
@NatsBandwagon Just like the rest of the “right,” @NRA hypocritically wraps itself in the flag and then consorts with Putin & Russ… https://t.co/ADRStWM80T
@KateKendall “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” –Samuel Johnson
Had a great time back in England. Some touri… https://t.co/oGS5v7CTjG
@Motiv8ingAfrica "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." – Samuel Johnson
@Quotesme_ "Clear your mind of can’t" – Samuel Johnson
@EraHaxhiu Samuel L. Jackson & Magic Johnson Won’t Invite Jimmy Kimmel on Vacation https://t.co/dy9qFHxfpC via @YouTube
@jasonbo52867923 "Clear your mind of cant." – Dr. Samuel Johnson
@OnlineDownload Judgment is forced upon us by experience – Samuel Johnson #quotes
@drjohnmark_b “The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson
@GavinDHFT Looking forward to my visits today to Queens, Robert Peel & Samuel Johnson Hospitals with Helen Scott South CEO… https://t.co/PTdsCsw5gL
@_qooio05gkg__ Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea. Samuel Johnson
@guiderussell Dr Samuel Johnson once said that to understand London you had to get to know its innumerable alleyways and courtyar… https://t.co/awlCigWuT6
@yorkshiretere Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. Samuel Johnson
@MarionFiedlerTN The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality. Instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as t… https://t.co/Dg30Ky68qz