to defeat someone or something by using a lot of forceGovernment troops have overwhelmed the rebels and seized control of the capital.
saying little, especially usuallyHe's a reserved, taciturn person.
wanting to discover as much as you can about things, sometimes in a way that annoys peoplean inquisitive child neugierig
easily deceived or tricked, and too willing to believe everything that other people say There are any number of miracle cures on the market for people gullible enough to buy them.
able to be trusted
having or showing a wish to harm someone because you think that they have harmed you; unwilling to forgiveIn the film 'Cape Fear', a lawyer's family is threatened by a vindictive former prisoner. rachesüchtig
not serious about a serious subject, in an attempt to be funny or to appear cleverfacetious remarks He's just being facetious. scherzhaft, spottisch
covered with.. überzogen