Thesaurus / excess
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Great numbers of people are passing to and fro, an excess of the feminine element being generally observable.
If now the excess is on the side of the Franco-Russian alliance, the danger is still the same.
"I shall have another pipe," he proclaimed, with an agreeable note of excess.
MARRIAGEH. G. WELLS
The sudden transition from sorrow and despair to this excess of joy excited him infinitely.
The annual excess of deaths over births amounted to about two and one half per cent.
Too many "make clean the outside of the cup and platter, but within, they are full of extortion and excess."
A REVIEW OF UNCLE TOM'S CABINA. WOODWARD
Any excess of water from rains puddles some of the lime, destroying practically all its immediate effectiveness.
America long remained a dumping-ground for nearly all the nations of the world having an excess of population.
AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
Without speaking metaphorically, Augusta's heart actually ached with its excess of happiness.
LOVE AFTER MARRIAGE; AND OTHER STORIES OF THE HEARTCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
The excess of the world's production over consumption in 1913 was only 27,316 tons.
WORDS RELATED TO EXCESS
- flash flood
- icing on the cake
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