Thesaurus / excessive

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In more than 30 cities demonstrators clashed with police, who responded to their marches with excessive violence.
From 2011 to 2015, an average of 93,296 deaths annually could be tied to excessive alcohol use, or 255 deaths per day.
The excessive show of immune cell force spurs inflammation and cell death, which can stoke yet more inflammation and cell death.
From the customer’s standpoint, such ads help to stay away from excessive details, yet it is enough to resurface the brand in the memory when a purchase is being planned.
Officers who are the subject of previous civilian complaints – regardless of whether those complaints are for excessive force, verbal abuse or unlawful searches – pose a higher risk of engaging in serious misconduct in the future.
He admits his project is excessive — even he doesn’t advocate we all build our own cars.
HONEY, I GREW THE ECONOMY (EP. 399)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 5, 2019FREAKONOMICS
This increase was excessive and altogether unnecessary to the maintenance of thorough and progressive government.
It is giving him no excessive praise to say that he makes himself as interesting as Johnson and Boswell together.
THE AGE OF DRYDENRICHARD GARNETT
She really was a splendid animal, unhurt either by excessive work or—as many modern mothers are—by a rotten fashionable life.
Yet his poverty was excessive, for the beautiful statue, modeled during successive months with much love, fell to pieces.

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