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It is a manner full of exaggeration and overemphasis, but with some remarkable rhetorical qualities and a good deal of colour.
REVIEWSOSCAR WILDE
"I wish you wouldn't say any more," she begged, though without overemphasis of pleading.
THE WILD OLIVEBASIL KING
You will find the result is that overemphasis which has brought such discredit upon the name of "elocution."
VOCAL EXPRESSIONKATHERINE JEWELL EVERTS
The Sunday school also sometimes offends in this respect by overemphasis on academic tasks for home work.
I should be sorry to spoil my picture by the overemphasis of details.
There had, indeed, been no overemphasis in the words she had used!
In all dealing with this problem of young people, we must beware of overemphasis or exaggeration.
SEX-EDUCATIONMAURICE ALPHEUS BIGELOW

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