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overpowering / penetrante
 
overpowering   [ˌəʊvəˈpaʊərɪŋ]   -adjective
1. (=very strong, intense)   [smell]   penetrante,   intensísimo   [perfume]   embriagado   [heat]   asfixiante,   sofocante   [sound]   ensordecedor   [force]   arrollador   [flavour]   fortísimo   [desire]   irresistible   [need]   acuciante
·the noise was overpowering
·el ruido era ensordecedor
2. (=intimidating)   [person, manner]   apabullante,   abrumador
 
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