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Adjective
In a state of nervous excitement or anxiety
“She explains that animation was used as a tool to dramatize the passionate, hysterical, overwrought and angry elements of teenagers' lives.”
Adjective
Elaborately and often excessively decorated
“His account of his road trip has an endearingly amateurish quality-not least because of the author's penchant for mixed metaphors and overwrought prose.”
Verb
Simple past tense for exhaust with too much work
“A major altercation was narrowly avoided as 250 thirsty guests swamped the overpriced bar, demanding a drink from one of two hopelessly overworked bar staff.”
Verb
Simple past tense for work too hard
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Simple past tense for overdo
Verb
Simple past tense for to make (someone) work too hard
Verb
Simple past tense for to work too hard or too long
Verb
Past participle for exhaust with too much work
“A major altercation was narrowly avoided as 250 thirsty guests swamped the overpriced bar, demanding a drink from one of two hopelessly overworked bar staff.”
Verb
Past participle for overdo
Verb
Past participle for to make (someone) work too hard
Verb
Past participle for to work too hard or too long
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