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During a discussion of the Philadelphia Eagles’ early-season struggles, Limbaugh suggested that quarterback Donovan McNabb was overrated because of his skin color.
Henriette could not overrate the importance of early familiarity with the difference between right and wrong.
It is hard to overrate the consequences of the fall of New Orleans.
Political importance of the assemblage It is difficult to overrate the political importance of this great gathering.
FORTY-ONE YEARS IN INDIAFREDERICK SLEIGH ROBERTS
One can scarcely overrate the importance of thus holding fast to happiness and hope.
DISCOURSES IN AMERICAMATTHEW ARNOLD
The country is now on the eve of an election the importance of which it would be impossible to overrate.
He knows not his own strength, and your seeming composure leads him to overrate ours.
THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
It is impossible to overrate the historical importance of the juxtaposition of this work of Mantegna with that of Correggio.
If this is the trouble you hinted at, you overrate it entirely.
You overrate your strength in supposing I could have been taken if I had not allowed it.

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