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Usage examples for overdone

  1. In case the pening should be overdone it is better to modify it by filing away some of the pened surface. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. There was a little tremble in his tone, artistic and not overdone. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. That's all right, but you've overdone the thing this time. – Stranded in Arcady by Francis Lynde
  4. It was a little childish, no doubt, and rather overdone. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  5. Here the writer had overdone herself, or himself, and by dragging in the housekeeper, Mrs. Dunbar, and holding her up for the same extravagant admiration, a climax of utter absurdity had been attained. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  6. A design should never be overdone. – Loyal to the School by Angela Brazil
  7. I hoped we wouldn't get stung with the venture, for it looked as if the toy business was going to be overdone in the town. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  8. I should have overdone that trait in her. – The Coast of Bohemia by William Dean Howells
  9. Well, I hope you haven't overdone the thing. – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
  10. I sought in vain for the only comfort it was in me to seek; but when, overdone with suffering, I fell asleep at last, I could no longer dream true; I could dream only as other wretches dream. – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  11. His habitual air of happy pride, of indignant contentment rather, could easily be overdone. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  12. When the bride and bridegroom live in the same town, and know a large number of people, they are overdone with festivities from the moment of betrothal to the day of marriage. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  13. Michael looked away suddenly, and then answered with overdone unconcern: " Yes- soon after the ceremony." – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  14. I say, Bunning, you mustn't carry on like this- you're overdone or something. – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
  15. And as for the horses, our own had been sorely overdone with the long season's work, and the strange cattle stood there eating their heads off and spoiling for want of exercise. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
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