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synonyms for overly

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

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  • moderately
  • inadequately
  • insufficiently
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How to use overly in a sentence

Here is a road map with three paths for how to salvage overly thin sauces, gravies and stews.
SAUCE, GRAVY OR STEW TOO THIN? WE’VE GOT 3 WAYS TO FIX THAT.AARON HUTCHERSONFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To be clear, Clubhouse isn’t the only app that is overly aggressive with its connection recommendations.
YOU’VE BEEN INVITED TO CLUBHOUSE. YOUR PRIVACY HASN’T.SARA MORRISONFEBRUARY 12, 2021VOX
I am a materials scientist seeking solutions for our overly salted sidewalks by analyzing ways in which the natural world deals with ice.
FISH BLOOD COULD HOLD THE ANSWER TO SAFER DE-ICING SOLUTIONS DURING SNOWSTORMSBY MONIKA BLESZYNSKI/THE CONVERSATIONFEBRUARY 1, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
He’s not overly big, but he’s learned to play a style of game with patience and with a lot of technique, if you will, for the style of goalie that he is.
SHORTHANDED CAPITALS EDGE THE ISLANDERS ON JUSTIN SCHULTZ’S LATE GOALSAMANTHA PELLJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Marketers of some instructional materials have taken advantage of the situation offering ready-made, and sometimes overly promised, solutions.
IS THERE REALLY A ‘SCIENCE OF READING’ THAT TELLS US EXACTLY HOW TO TEACH KIDS TO READ?VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
OneConnect solves both problems—an overly complicated vendor network and the risk of working with fledgling tech companies—by offering a broad sweep of turnkey solutions, with the commercial scale and security that customers can rely on.
BANKS NEED TO STRIKE THE RIGHT BALANCE FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONMARTHA LEIBSJANUARY 15, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The cotton fabric is smooth and not overly stiff, but sturdy enough to feel durable.
THE GEAR OUR EDITORS LOVED IN DECEMBERTHE EDITORSJANUARY 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Lyneir Richardson, who was CEO of Newark’s economic development corporation at the time and is now a developer in Chicago, described the Food Depot deal as “almost overly incentivized.”
THESE CITIES TRIED TO TACKLE DISINVESTMENT. HERE ARE LESSONS FROM WHAT HAPPENED.BY HARU CORYNE AND TONY BRISCOEDECEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
As Walmart’s latest young brand partners can attest, being overly selective about retail channels is no longer an option.
HOW WALMART BECAME AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE DTC PLAYBOOKJIM COOPERDECEMBER 29, 2020DIGIDAY
Early in the pandemic, some people drew overly hopeful conclusions about certain populations being more resistant to the coronavirus, or about herd immunity’s ability to stem the spread without a vaccine.
THE YEAR IN BIOLOGYJOHN RENNIEDECEMBER 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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