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It would seem that Samuel Clemens's cup of remorse must be always overfull.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
My brains are soaked like an overfull sponge: they can contain no more this morning.
THE TOURLOUIS COUPERUS
An overfull bladder has been mistaken for an ovarian cyst and been punctured with a trocar before the mistake was discovered.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
Overfull of life as my wild garden patch was, it would not have kept its (human) possessor very long from starvation.
A RAMBLER'S LEASEBRADFORD TORREY
It was growing late—we were very tired and were overfull of undigested story and tangled chronology.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The world is overfull of such men, and if I had the right sort of broom I'd sweep them away as the new girl sweeps spiders.
ROSEMARY AND RUEAMBER
But now the cup of your offence is overfull, your silver has become dross, and Heaven is weary of you.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
As the Elizabeth affected an English atmosphere and had not adopted the th dansant, the place was not overfull.
A MAN'S HEARTHELEANOR M. INGRAM
Immediately before her was the large, smooth millpond, overfull, and intruding into the hedge and into the road.
THE HEART OF WESSEXSIDNEY HEATH
Having fed full and overfull, they desired more by reason of their long hunger for meat and the hard vigor of their lives.
JANA. J. DAWSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERFULL

  • ever
  • exceedingly
  • extremely
  • immensely
  • immoderately
  • inordinately
  • over
  • overfull
  • overmuch
  • too
  • too much
  • too-too
  • unduly
  • very much
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