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overdo

verb

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to describe or express in too strong terms
  • the fashion designer's claim that his new line of clothing would revolutionize the way we dress was perhaps overdoing it just a bit

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The first known use of overdo was before the 12th century

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“Overdo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overdo. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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