Sentence Examples

  • Sometimes he was overly protective.
  • "Where do you work?" she asked, trying not to sound overly interested.
  • "I don't want to keep you from your guests," she said in an overly sweet voice.
  • To protect you, your mind backtracks whenever you feel overwhelmed, overly stressed, mentally threatened.
  • Dressed in a ball gown, she made an overly pretentious appearance at the simple high school dance.

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