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overemphasize

verb

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to treat (something) with more importance than is needed or proper
  • The teacher tends to overemphasize the value of tests.
  • The importance of a healthy diet cannot be overemphasized.

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The first known use of overemphasize was in 1875

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“Overemphasize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overemphasize. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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