Thesaurus / overdoing
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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.
DECORATE THIS CARAMEL APPLE PIE WITH FESTIVE, BUTTERY PASTRY CUTOUTSERIN JEANNE MCDOWELLNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
First, you’ll just end up overdoing it when you actually get to eat.
THANKSGIVING APPETIZER RECIPES AND EASY COCKTAILS TO START THE FEAST OFF RIGHTDANIELA GALARZA, BECKY KRYSTALNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
EXPERTS WEIGH IN ON HOW TO (SAFELY) MAKE THE MOST OF OUTDOOR WORKOUTSJASMINE GRANTSEPTEMBER 25, 2020ESSENCE.COM
(With a sudden disarming smile) I don't know whether an apology is overdoing the charm?
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Sara Lee, who had already caught the British "a" and was rather overdoing it, had a wild impulse to make the same gesture.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
He knocked again a little louder; still no notice; then, overdoing it in his fright, he gave a very loud tap indeed.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
There is, however, but little danger of overdoing the parallel construction where there is no antithesis.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Yet I should be overdoing this (purely anticipatory) prudence to pass over the episode of the sky-blue uniform entirely.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
WORDS RELATED TO OVERDOING
- icing on the cake
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