Crossword Clue and Answers
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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in The Daily Mail Quick.
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- The Daily Mail Quick - Saturday, 23 Oct 2021
- Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Monday, 16 Aug 2021
- Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Monday, 19 Apr 2021
- USA Today - Saturday, 13 Feb 2021
- Irish Independent - Simple - Monday, 8 Feb 2021
- Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Thursday, 4 Feb 2021
- Irish Independent - Simple - Friday, 29 Jan 2021
- Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Monday, 18 Jan 2021
- USA Today - Saturday, 10 Oct 2020
- USA Today - Wednesday, 9 Sep 2020
- The Mirror Classic - Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020
- Irish Independent - Simple - Wednesday, 15 Jul 2020
A canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance; "he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"; "they had the big top up in less than an hour"
A quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt"
(American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards"
The supreme effort one can make; "they did their best"
The act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
Touching with the tongue; "the dog's laps were warm and wet"
The act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
An overwhelming defeat
The destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
Set, turn, or stand on end; "upend the box and empty the contents"
The weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of; "it was the worst he had ever done on a test"
A swimming kick used while treading water
Thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
The act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
An act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
Turning in the opposite direction
To put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
Cost a certain amount; "My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000"
Get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
Vote against; "The faculty turned thumbs down on the candidate for the Dean position"
Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
The battle on 18 June 1815 in which Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon
Success in mastering something difficult; "the conquest of space"
The termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
A chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
Overcome by superior force
Charge someone with too many tasks
Shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
An act of hindering someone's plans or efforts
Win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"