To react with unnecessary or inappropriate force, emotional display, or violence.
To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.
make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
To make equivalent or suitable return to; recompense; pay
To make or put right:
To make useless
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