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Find synonyms for words which you have a tendency to overuse.

And, not content with this overuse of one particular type of judgment, our critics claim its monopoly.

To overuse the psionic powers of the human mind is as dangerous as overusing morphine or alcohol.

This is a "novicy" kind of diction in which the would-be forcible writer defeats his object by the overuse of expletives.

A great cause of ill health is overuse of sugar in concentrated form, candy, etc., especially by the sedentary.

I lowed he was a bit out o temper with the knife; an it did look sort o foul sir, along o overuse an neglect.

WORD ORIGIN

also over-use, 1862, from over- + use (n.).

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