overdo

Definitions of overdo
  1. verb
    do something to an excessive degree
    “He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups”
    synonyms: exaggerate
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    types:
    overpraise
    praise excessively
    oversimplify
    simplify to an excessive degree
    overleap
    defeat (oneself) by going too far
    type of:
    do, make
    engage in
Commonly confused words

overdue / overdo

If you're overdue for a trip to the gym, be careful not to overdo it on the exercise when you get there — otherwise you'll be sore. Anything overdue should have happened already, but to overdo something is to do too much of it.

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