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See definition of overreaching on Dictionary.com
  • as indeceit
  • as inshiftiness

synonyms for overreaching

  • chicanery
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • duplicity
  • fraud
  • hypocrisy
  • treachery
  • trickery
  • ambidexterity
  • ambidextrousness
  • artifice
  • cheating
  • chicane
  • craft
  • craftiness
  • cunning
  • deceitfulness
  • dissimulation
  • double-dealing
  • fraudulence
  • guile
  • imposition
  • pretense
  • slyness
  • trapping
  • cozening
  • defrauding
  • dirty dealing
  • dirty pool
  • dissemblance
  • entrapping
  • smoke and mirrors
  • two-facedness
  • two-timing
  • underhandedness
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antonyms for overreaching

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  • fairness
  • forthrightness
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • sincerity
  • trustworthiness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • artlessness
  • reality
  • uprightness
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How to use overreaching in a sentence

So the example could just be being included to try to kneecap dodgy legal advice that suggests contract clauses are a panacea for US surveillance overreach.
EUROPE PUTS OUT ADVICE ON FIXING INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS THAT’S COLD COMFORT FOR FACEBOOKNATASHA LOMASNOVEMBER 11, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Otherwise, every unexplained decision by tech companies about access to information potentially becomes fodder for conspiracists and, even worse, the foundation for overreaching governmental policy.
WHY SOCIAL MEDIA CAN’T KEEP MODERATING CONTENT IN THE SHADOWSBOBBIE JOHNSONNOVEMBER 6, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Apple having a controlling function around that seems an overreach.
‘STRICTER THAN THE AD TECH INDUSTRY EXPECTED’: APPLE CLARIFIES ITS UPCOMING PRIVACY CHANGES WILL LEAVE LITTLE WRIGGLE ROOMLARA O'REILLYOCTOBER 20, 2020DIGIDAY
One is that, in a study that tested dozens of possible ways of predicting overreaching, there’s always the risk that the one positive finding occurred merely by chance.
HOW YOUR MUSCLE FIBERS MIGHT PREDICT OVERTRAININGALEX HUTCHINSONOCTOBER 17, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Knowing when you’ve crossed that line would be very helpful, but studies so far have mostly failed to find consistent and reliable markers of overreaching.
HOW YOUR MUSCLE FIBERS MIGHT PREDICT OVERTRAININGALEX HUTCHINSONOCTOBER 17, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Cunning signifies especially a habit or gift of overreaching, accompanied with enjoyment and a sense of superiority.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
If my neighbor uses his greater knowledge as a means of overreaching us all, it injures us and ruins him.
THE WHENCE AND THE WHITHER OF MANJOHN MASON TYLER
Avoid a second time overreaching thy superiors; for not another man of the Greeks would have easily appeased me.
THE ILIAD OF HOMER (1873)HOMER
I beg your pardon, Miss Lynne, but I really do think that you are overreaching yourself somewhat, and playing a dangerous game.
HER DARK INHERITANCEMRS. E. BURKE COLLINS
The Chinese merchants are frequently called scoundrels from their habit of overreaching when opportunity occurs.
OVERLAND THROUGH ASIA; PICTURES OF SIBERIAN, CHINESE, AND TARTAR LIFETHOMAS WALLACE KNOX
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