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How to use overstrung in a sentence

  • If our nerves are overstrung, or our tempers tried, so far from endeavouring to conceal the fact we make them feel it.

  • The interruption checked his words, but could not check the red fury that was surging through Slaughter's overstrung brain.

    Colonial Born | G. Firth Scott
  • To her overstrung nerves each darker shadow held an evil menace.

    A German Pompadour | Marie Hay
  • The whole world seemed a great musical instrument, overstrung and giving out previously unknown harmonies and inharmonies.

    Robin | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • It was at this moment more than ever true that her light being was overstrung and that her light head whirled too fast.

    Robin | Frances Hodgson Burnett

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