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overdue - adj. past due; not paid at the scheduled time

  • overeager - adj. excessively eager

  • overeat - verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

  • overemotional - adj. excessively or abnormally emotional

  • overemphasis - noun too much emphasis

  • overemphasize - verb place special or excessive emphasis on

  • overenthusiastic - adj. unduly enthusiastic

  • overestimate - noun a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high; an appraisal that is too high; verb make too high an estimate of; assign too high a value to

  • overestimation - noun a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high; an appraisal that is too high

  • overexert - verb exert (oneself) excessively and go beyond one's strength

  • overexertion - noun excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results

  • overexpose - verb expose excessively; expose to too much light

  • overexposure - noun the act of exposing someone excessively to an influencing experience; the act of exposing film to too much light or for too long a time

  • overextend - verb strain excessively

  • overfamiliar - adj. taking undue liberties

  • overfatigue - verb tire excessively

  • overfed - adj. too well nourished

  • overfeed - verb feed excessively

  • overfill - verb fill beyond capacity

  • overflow - noun the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity; a large flow; verb flow or run over (a limit or brim); overflow with a certain feeling

  • overflowing - adj. covered with water; overfull with water

  • overfly - verb fly over

  • overfond - adj. excessively fond

  • overfull - adj. exceeding demand

  • overgarment - noun a garment worn over other garments

  • overgeneralize - verb draw too general a conclusion

  • overgenerous - adj. very generous

  • overgorge - verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

  • overgreedy - adj. excessively gluttonous

  • overgrow - verb grow beyond or across; become overgrown

  • overgrown - adj. covered with growing plants; abounding in usually unwanted vegetation

  • overgrowth - noun a profusion of growth on or over something else; excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland

  • overhand - adj. sewn together with overhand stitches (close vertical stitches that pass over and draw the two edges together); with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level

  • overhanded - adj. with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level

  • overhasty - adj. done with very great haste and without due deliberation

  • overhaul - noun periodic maintenance on a car or machine; the act of improving by renewing and restoring; verb make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to; travel past

  • overhead - adj. located or originating from above; adv. above the head; over the head; above your head; in the sky; noun a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head; (nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship; a transparency for use with an overhead projector; (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing; the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes; (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command

  • overhear - verb hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers

  • overheat - verb get excessively and undesirably hot; make excessively or undesirably hot

  • overindulge - verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

  • overindulgence - noun excessive indulgence

  • overindulgent - adj. excessively indulgent

  • overjealous - adj. suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival

  • overjoy - verb cause to feel extremely joyful or happy

  • overkill - noun any effort that seems to go farther than would be necessary to achieve its goal; the capability to obliterate a target with more weapons (especially nuclear weapons) than are required

  • overland - adj. traveling or passing over land

  • overlap - noun the property of partial coincidence in time; a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; a flap that lies over another part; verb coincide partially or wholly; extend over and cover a part of

  • overlarge - adj. excessively large

  • overlay - noun protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior; verb put something on top of something else; kill by lying on

  • overlayer - noun protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior

  • overleaf - adv. on or to the other side of a page

  • overleap - verb defeat (oneself) by going too far; leave undone or leave out; jump across or leap over (an obstacle)

  • overlie - verb kill by lying on; lie upon; lie on top of

  • overlip - noun the upper lip

  • overload - noun an excessive burden; an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power; verb place too much a load on; become overloaded; fill to excess so that function is impaired

  • overlook - noun a high place affording a good view; verb watch over; look past, fail to notice; leave undone or leave out; look down on; be oriented in a certain direction

  • overlord - noun a person who has general authority over others

  • overlordship - noun the position of overlord

  • overly - adv. to an excessive degree

  • overlying - adj. placed on or over something else

  • overmantel - noun a shelf over a mantelpiece

  • overmaster - verb overcome by superior force

  • overmodest - adj. affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

  • overmuch - adj. very great in quantity; overabundant; adv. more than necessary; noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate

  • overmuchness - noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate

  • overnice - adj. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

  • overnight - adj. lasting, open, or operating through the whole night; adv. happening in a short time or with great speed

  • overpass - noun bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels

  • overpay - verb pay too much

  • overpayment - noun the act of paying too much; a payment larger than needed or expected

  • overplay - verb exaggerate one's acting

  • overplus - noun extreme excess

  • overpopulate - verb cause to have too great a population

  • overpopulation - noun too much population

  • overpower - verb overcome by superior force; overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

  • overpowering - adj. so strong as to be irresistible

  • overpoweringly - adv. incapable of being resisted

  • overpraise - verb praise excessively

  • overpressure - noun a transient air pressure greater than the surrounding atmospheric pressure

  • overprice - verb price excessively high

  • overprint - noun something added by overprinting; verb print (additional text or colors) onto an already imprinted paper

  • overproduce - verb produce in excess; produce in excess; produce more than needed or wanted

  • overproduction - noun too much production or more than expected

  • overprotect - verb protect excessively; care for like a mother

  • overproud - adj. excessively proud

  • overrate - verb make too high an estimate of

  • overreach - verb fail by aiming too high or trying too hard; beat through cleverness and wit

  • overreaching - adj. revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights

  • overrefine - verb refine too much or with excess of subtlety

  • overrefined - adj. excessively delicate or refined

  • overrefinement - noun the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

  • override - noun a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device; the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something; verb ride (a horse) too hard; counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle); prevail over; rule against

  • overripe - adj. too ripe and beginning to turn soft

  • overrule - verb rule against

  • overrun - adj. (often followed by `with' or used in combination) troubled by or encroached upon in large numbers; noun too much production or more than expected; verb run beyond or past; seize the position of and defeat; invade in great numbers; flow or run over (a limit or brim); occupy in large numbers or live on a host

  • oversea - adj. being or passing over or across the sea; adv. beyond or across the sea

  • overseas - adj. in a foreign country; being or passing over or across the sea; adv. in a place across an ocean; beyond or across the sea

  • oversee - verb watch and direct

  • overseer - noun a person who directs and manages an organization

  • oversensitive - adj. unduly sensitive or thin-skinned

  • oversensitiveness - noun sensitivity leading to easy irritation or upset

  • overserious - adj. excessively serious

  • oversew - verb sew (two edges) with close stitches that pass over them both

  • overshadow - verb cast a shadow upon; exceed in importance; outweigh; make appear small by comparison

  • overshoe - noun footwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold

  • overshoot - noun an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt; verb aim too high; shoot beyond or over (a target)

  • overshot - adj. having an upper part projecting beyond the lower

  • overside - adv. over the side of a boat

  • oversight - noun a mistake resulting from inattention; an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something; management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

  • oversimplification - noun an act of excessive simplification; the act of making something seem simpler than it really is; a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)

  • oversimplify - verb make too simple; simplify to an excessive degree

  • oversize - adj. larger than normal for its kind

  • oversized - adj. larger than normal for its kind

  • overskirt - noun an outer skirt worn over another skirt

  • oversleep - verb sleep longer than intended

  • oversolicitous - adj. excessively solicitous

  • overspecialize - verb become overly specialized

  • overspend - verb spend at a high rate; spend more than available of (a budget)

  • overspill - noun the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity; too much population

  • overspread - verb spread across or over

  • overstate - verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

  • overstatement - noun making to seem more important than it really is

  • overstay - verb stay too long

  • overstep - verb pass beyond (limits or boundaries); go beyond

  • overstock - verb stock excessively

  • overstrain - noun too much strain; verb strain excessively

  • overstress - verb place special or excessive emphasis on

  • overstretch - verb strain abnormally

  • overstrung - adj. too tightly strung; being in a tense state

  • overstuff - verb stuff too much

  • overstuffed - adj. upholstered thickly and deeply

  • oversupply - noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall; verb supply with an excess of

  • oversuspicious - adj. unduly suspicious

  • overtake - verb catch up with and possibly overtake; overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli; travel past

  • overtax - verb tax excessively

  • overthrow - noun the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force); the act of disturbing the mind or body; verb cause the downfall of; of rulers; rule against

  • overtime - adv. beyond the regular time; noun work done in addition to regular working hours; playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie

  • overtire - verb tire excessively

  • overtly - adv. in an overt manner

  • overtone - noun a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency; (usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning or quality

  • overtop - verb look down on

  • overtrump - verb play a trump higher than (one previously played) to the trick

  • overturn - noun an improbable and unexpected victory; the act of upsetting something; verb turn from an upright or normal position; cause to overturn from an upright or normal position; change radically; rule against; annul by recalling or rescinding; cause the downfall of; of rulers

  • overuse - noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns; verb make use of too often or too extensively

  • overvaliant - adj. having or showing undue valor or boldness

  • overvaluation - noun too high a value or price assigned to something; an appraisal that is too high

  • overvalue - verb assign too high a value to

  • overview - noun a general summary of a subject

  • overweary - verb tire excessively

  • overweening - adj. presumptuously arrogant; unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

  • overweight - adj. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it; noun the property of excessive fatness

  • overwhelm - verb charge someone with too many tasks; overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli; overcome by superior force; cover completely or make imperceptible

  • overwhelming - adj. very intense; so strong as to be irresistible

  • overwhelmingly - adv. incapable of being resisted

  • overwinter - verb spend the winter

  • overwork - noun the act of working too much or too long; verb use too much; work excessively hard

  • overwrite - verb write new data on top of existing data and thus erase the previously existing data

  • overwrought - adj. deeply agitated especially from emotion

  • overzealous - adj. marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

  • ovibos - noun consisting of the musk-ox

  • oviduct - noun either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus

  • ovine - adj. of or pertaining to or of the nature of or characteristic of a sheep or sheep

  • oviparous - adj. egg-laying

  • ovipositor - noun egg-laying tubular structure at the end of the abdomen in many female insects and some fishes

  • ovis - noun sheep

  • ovoflavin - noun a B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss

  • ovoid - adj. rounded like an egg; noun an egg-shaped object

  • ovolo - noun a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse

  • ovotestis - noun hermaphroditic gonad that contains both testicular and ovarian tissue

  • ovoviviparous - adj. producing living young from eggs that hatch within the body

  • ovular - adj. of or relating to an ovum; being or of the nature of an ovule

  • ovulate - verb produce and discharge eggs

  • ovulation - noun the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)

  • ovule - noun a small or immature ovum; a small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization

  • owen - noun English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892); Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)

  • owlet - noun young owl

  • owlish - adj. resembling an owl; solemn and wise in appearance

  • owlishly - adv. in an owlish manner

  • owner - noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; a person who owns something

  • ownerless - adj. having no owner

  • ownership - noun the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others; the state or fact of being an owner; the act of having and controlling property

  • oxalidaceae - noun a family of widely distributed herbs of the order Geraniales; have compound leaves and pentamerous flowers

  • oxalis - noun any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis

  • oxbow - noun a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox; a U-shaped curve in a stream; the land inside an oxbow bend in a river

  • oxheart - noun large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh; any of several cultivated sweet cherries having sweet juicy heart-shaped fruits

  • oxidase - noun any of the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation

  • oxidation - noun the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction

  • oxidative - adj. taking place in the presence of oxygen

  • oxidizable - adj. capable of undergoing a chemical reaction with oxygen

  • oxidization - noun the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction

  • oxidize - verb add oxygen to or combine with oxygen; enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide

  • oxidizer - noun a substance that oxidizes another substance

  • oxidoreductase - noun an enzyme that catalyzes oxidation-reduction

  • oxidoreduction - noun a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction

  • oxime - noun any compound containing the group -C=NOH

  • oxlip - noun Eurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel

  • oxtail - noun the skinned tail of cattle; used especially for soups

  • oxtongue - noun widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States

  • oxyacetylene - adj. of or using a mixture of acetylene and oxygen; noun a mixture of oxygen and acetylene; used to create high temperatures for cutting or welding metals
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