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  • v. To shout louder than (someone) in order to force through one's argument or point of view.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. silence or overwhelm by shouting

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Examples

  • A sentry — Mother Benedict — was posted outside on the landing to keep watch on the progress which the fire was making up the stairs, and Mrs. Bradley herself went back to the floor below — which was burning hot to her feet and might, she knew, at any moment fall through in a rush of flame — to shout down orders to George.

    St Peter's Finger

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