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synonyms for overtax

  • exaggerate
  • overestimate
  • overplay
  • overrate
  • overreach
  • overstate
  • overuse
  • overvalue
  • amplify
  • belabor
  • fatigue
  • hype
  • magnify
  • overburden
  • overindulge
  • overload
  • overtire
  • overwork
  • pressure
  • puff
  • stretch
  • be intemperate
  • bite off too much
  • do to death
  • drive oneself
  • go overboard
  • go too far
  • lay it on
  • make federal case
  • not know when to stop
  • pile on
  • run into the ground
  • run riot
  • strain oneself
  • talk big
  • wear down
  • wear oneself out
See also synonyms for: overtaxed / overtaxing
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antonyms for overtax

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  • play down
  • compress
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • ignore
  • neglect
    • lose
    • fail
    • fall behind
    • surrender
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    How to use overtax in a sentence

    To stay comfortable and prevent overtaxing the air conditioner, you need one that’s rated for the room size.
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    Another billion liters of untreated sewage is then discharged into pristine surface waters when storms overtax systems and facilities, leading to water contamination.
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    Exceeding that number doesn’t just squish the suspension, it will also overtax essential stuff like the cooling system and transmission, potentially causing a crash, rollover, or breakdown.
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    Experts warn the looming lack of medical professionals could make health care more expensive, less accessible and worse in quality as those remaining are asked to do more in an already overtaxed system.
    BURNED OUT BY THE PANDEMIC, 3 IN 10 HEALTH-CARE WORKERS CONSIDER LEAVING THE PROFESSIONWILLIAM WANAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    This means that minorities are more likely to be overtaxed because they are more likely to own low-priced homes.
    HOMES IN POOR NEIGHBORHOODS ARE TAXED AT ROUGHLY TWICE THE RATE OF THOSE IN RICH AREAS, STUDY SHOWSCHRISTOPHER INGRAHAMMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    I have allowed him to overtax himself until he is down, and mother and Polly are north at our cottage.
    A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER
    The Cerebral, lacking a large alimentary system, is not tempted to overload his stomach or overtax his vital organs.
    HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
    Failure comes to those who grow weary in the struggle, and to those who overwork themselves and overtax their abilities.
    DOLLARS AND SENSECOL. WM. C. HUNTER
    Here, having at last come into the region of settlements, they agreed never again to overtax the dogs.
    THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)
    Order is heaven’s first law, and you should not overtax mediums; for no good Spirit will answer, after their guardians say ‘done.
    THE MISSING LINK IN MODERN SPIRITUALISMA. LEAH UNDERHILL
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO OVERTAX

    • dissipate
    • exhaust
    • misemploy
    • mishandle
    • misuse
    • overburden
    • overtax
    • overwork
    • prostitute
    • spoil
    • squander
    • taint
    • waste
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