defeating

defeating
Synonyms and related words:
ascendant, baffling, confounding, conquering, disconcerting, dominant, flushed with success, frustrating, in ascendancy, in the ascendant, overcoming, prevailing, successful, triumphal, triumphant, vanquishing, victorious, winning

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