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overplay

verb

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1 as in sensationalize, overemphasize

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The first known use of overplay was in 1767

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“Overplay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overplay. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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