All Adjective Verb
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  • The show has no overarching story, instead having most episodes stand alone.
  • By the side of the stream grew numerous tall trees, in many places completely overarching it. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • While individual events nominated a winner, there was no overarching points system or championship.
  • We begin by examining two relatively minor problems and then one much more important, overarching problem.
  • The overarching story was also criticized as being somewhat forced in terms of writing and acting.
  • Each issue typically contains eight articles divided among two overarching themes.
  • He could not see her clearly, for an overarching deck cast a shadow on her face. Cited from The Intriguers, by Harold Bindloss
  • There was no overarching structure such as a mother-house.
  • The largest and overarching plot line is the rise and fall of London as a world power.
  • While the families in the book have numerous things that set them apart, white teeth is an overarching quality.
  • This is an overarching focus of research over the coming years, into which all of our new projects will feed.
  • No overarching statement can be made that one approach or another is always better than one of the other approaches.
  • She does not make a concrete appearance until the end, but is an overarching threat throughout.
  • The emphasis will be more on smaller scale battles rather than the overarching campaign.
  • While there, he studied various subsets in the overarching field of business education.
  • The game's story consists of several scenes and overarching chapters each focused around different films.
  • It is an overarching theme in many of his works and greatly influenced the style of this writing.
  • The game has an overarching storyline that requires playing through all of the characters to complete.
  • Egyptian gods were involved in human lives as well as in the overarching order of nature.
  • Prokofiev may have only been interested in the overarching story rather than the smaller details.
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Root form of overarching is overarch for the verb.

Words starting with overarching

Meaning of overarching

  • verb Be central or dominant
    This scene overarches the entire first act
  • verb Form an arch over
    Big rocks overarch the stream