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As the flour begins to become hydrated, you can start to use more of a kneading motion — but don’t overdo it, as this will make the dough tough.

First, you’ll just end up overdoing it when you actually get to eat.

Having kids eat something healthy as the evening starts will keep them from overdoing it with sweets later.

Heat will make your HR higher than usual and make a workout feel harder, so be sure you account for that and don’t overdo it.

My mom had been trying to tell me she thought I was overdoing it with side work, and this time at least, she was right.

From Fortune

Without overdoing it, he lobs frequent criticism toward President Obama's economic policies, winning favor with the right wing.

Greebel also warns of overdoing your protein intake, which can tax your kidneys—so be careful with protein powders and pills.

I felt like Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy, the very epitome of someone overdoing it.

(With a sudden disarming smile) I don't know whether an apology is overdoing the charm?

Sara Lee, who had already caught the British "a" and was rather overdoing it, had a wild impulse to make the same gesture.

He knocked again a little louder; still no notice; then, overdoing it in his fright, he gave a very loud tap indeed.

There is, however, but little danger of overdoing the parallel construction where there is no antithesis.

Yet I should be overdoing this (purely anticipatory) prudence to pass over the episode of the sky-blue uniform entirely.

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On this page you'll find 215 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overdoing, such as: extravagance, extreme, debauchery, dissipation, dissoluteness, and exorbitance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.