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But the undertakers should make no private advantage of such an overplus; there might be ways enough found for it.
AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
Consider man, as Metchnikoff describes him, with his overplus of sex energy.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
The dam was full, and through a cut-off the overplus water was escaping with a roar.
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
There is also an overplus of conversation through the thing that seems like talking at a mark for $2 a week.
NYE AND RILEY'S WIT AND HUMOR (POEMS AND YARNS)BILL NYE
What I was goin' to ask you, Cap'n Sproul, was whether there ain't an overplus in some departments?
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
I am careless, improvident, uncautious, happy out of sheer well-being and overplus of physical energy.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
His business is no longer to produce the supplies for his family and to share the small overplus with society.
THE HOLY EARTHL. H. BAILEY
The overplus, if any, to be given in bread to the poor of the parish that the trustees may consider proper objects of relief.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
We have an overplus of native demagogues, fanatics, ultraists, disunionists and bigots—without importing any from Europe.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
Surplus, sur′plus, n. the overplus: excess above what is required.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO OVERPLUS

  • bellyful
  • glut
  • overabundance
  • overflow
  • overfullness
  • overindulgence
  • overkill
  • overmuch
  • overplus
  • plenitude
  • plethora
  • profusion
  • remainder
  • repletion
  • satiety
  • satisfaction
  • saturation
  • superabundance
  • superfluity
  • surplus
  • up to here
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