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overreach

Definitions of overreach
  1. verb
    fail by aiming too high or trying too hard
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    type of:
    fail, go wrong, miscarry
    be unsuccessful
  2. verb
    beat through cleverness and wit
    synonyms: beat, circumvent, outfox, outsmart, outwit
    beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
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    type of:
    exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass
    be or do something to a greater degree
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