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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To go too far, be excessive.
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  1. (Intransitive, idiomatic) To go too far, be excessive.
To have the power of increasing the apparent size of an object, as a microscope or telescope does
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  1. To have the power of increasing the apparent size of an object, as a microscope or telescope does
  2. To cause to seem greater, more important, etc. than is really so; exaggerate
  3. To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To collect or accumulate, as a backlog.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To collect or accumulate, as a backlog.
  2. To form a pile, stack, or heap.
(Idiomatic) to gain (weight) quickly.
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  1. (Idiomatic) to gain (weight) quickly.
To develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
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  1. To develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
  2. To write or discourse at length; expatiate:
  3. (Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
To set too high an estimate on or for
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  1. To set too high an estimate on or for
  2. To estimate too highly.
  3. To judge too highly
To defeat (oneself) by going too far or by doing or trying to gain too much.
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  1. To defeat (oneself) by going too far or by doing or trying to gain too much.
  2. To reach or go too far.
  3. To get the better of, especially by deceitful cleverness; outwit.
To subject to undue strain:
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  1. To subject to undue strain:
  2. To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
  3. To prolong:
To value too high, or above the actual worth
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  1. To value too high, or above the actual worth
  2. To regard or esteem too highly
  3. To assign an excessive value to something.
(Idiomatic) To exceed an unstated limit, especially a limit of acceptable behaviour
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  1. (Idiomatic) To exceed an unstated limit, especially a limit of acceptable behaviour
To overestimate the strength of (one's hand in cards) and be defeated as a result
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  1. To overestimate the strength of (one's hand in cards) and be defeated as a result
  2. To overestimate the strength of (one's holding or position) with resulting defeat:
  3. To present (a dramatic role, for example) in an exaggerated manner.
To rate, assess, or estimate too highly
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  1. To rate, assess, or estimate too highly
  2. To esteem too highly; to give greater praise than due.
To give an exaggerated description or account
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  1. To give an exaggerated description or account
  2. To think, speak, or write of as greater than is really so; magnify beyond the fact; overstate
  3. To consider, represent, or cause to appear as larger, more important, or more extreme than is actually the case; overstate:
To express with hyperbole.
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  1. To express with hyperbole.
  2. (Now rare) To represent or talk about with hyperbole.
  3. (Intransitive, now rare) To exaggerate, use hyperbole.
To state in exaggerated terms.
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  1. To state in exaggerated terms.
  2. To give an extravagant or magnified account of (facts, truth, etc.); exaggerate
  3. To exaggerate; to state or claim too much.
To become larger; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand
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  1. To become larger; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand
  2. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
  3. (Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
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  1. To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
  2. To improve or augment, especially in effectiveness, value, or attractiveness:
  3. To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer
To heighten or intensify the action or effect of
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  1. To heighten or intensify the action or effect of
  2. To raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc.
  3. To fill with joy, pride, etc.; elate
(Idiomatic) To try to do too much; to take on or attempt more than one is capable of doing.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To try to do too much; to take on or attempt more than one is capable of doing.
(Idiomatic) To wear out, especially through excessive use.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To wear out, especially through excessive use.
  2. (Idiomatic) To discuss ad nauseam.
  3. (Idiomatic) To mismanage to the point of ruin.
(Idiomatic) To profit from two things at the same time, especially when those things seem contradictory or incompatible.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To profit from two things at the same time, especially when those things seem contradictory or incompatible.
(Idiomatic) To do something that is unneeded or redundant.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To do something that is unneeded or redundant.
(Idiomatic) To seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).
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  1. (Idiomatic) To seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).
To make (someone) work too hard.
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  1. To make (someone) work too hard.
  2. To work too hard or too long
  3. To work or use to excess
To load excessively
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  1. To load excessively
  2. (Intransitive) to fail due to excessive load
  3. To provide too much power to a circuit
To drive (a vehicle) too far or too long.
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  1. To drive (a vehicle) too far or too long.
  2. To drive too hard, or far, or beyond strength.
(--- Physics) To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
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  1. (--- Physics) To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
  2. The extent to which a body is distorted when it is subjected to a deforming force, as when under stress. The distortion can involve a change both in shape and in size. All measures of strain are dimensionless (they have no unit of measure). &diamf3; Axial strain is equal to the ratio between the change in length of an object and its original length. &diamf3; Volume strain is equal to the ratio between the change in volume of an object and its original volume. It is also called bulk strain. &diamf3; Shear strain is equal to the ratio between the amount by which an object is skewed and its length.
  3. To injure or impair by overuse or overexertion; wrench:
To put forth too much physical effort.
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  1. To put forth too much physical effort.
  2. To subject to an excessive demand on strength, resources, or abilities
  3. To subject to excessive strain, especially to force beyond a natural or proper limit:
To be or become tired.
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  1. To be or become tired.
  2. To tire out; exhaust.
  3. To subject to or undergo fatigue
To let out the contents of (a container); cause or allow to escape:
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  1. To let out the contents of (a container); cause or allow to escape:
  2. To deal with, study, or develop completely and thoroughly
  3. To discuss or treat completely; cover thoroughly:
To tire to the point of exhaustion or collapse.
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  1. To tire to the point of exhaustion or collapse.
Used other than as an idiom: see wear,"Ž down.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see wear,"Ž down.
  2. To cause (someone) physical or mental fatigue.
To fall or drop drastically, as in value or force
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  1. To fall or drop drastically, as in value or force
  2. To fall down or fall to pieces, as when supports or sides fail to hold; cave in; shrink together suddenly
  3. To cause to fold, break down, or fall down or inward.
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