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overdo

o·ver·do

overdo

 
pronunciation:
o vr du
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: overdid, overdoes, overdoing, overdone
definition 1: to do too much or go too far.
Don't overdo the praise; a simple "thank you" is enough.
similar words:
exaggerate, inflate, magnify
definition 2: to cook too long or at too high a temperature.
The turkey was tough because I overdid it.
similar words:
burn
definition 3: to get tired; wear out.
I overdid working in the yard and had to go to bed early.
synonyms:
exhaust, tire, wear out
similar words:
overwork, strain, weary
derivation: overdoer (n.)
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