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The first time you set up a video doorbell with motion detection, it will likely be a little overzealous with its communication.
She’d scream at me for unpredictable reasons, like making copy-editing suggestions she deemed overzealous.
Recently, he said he asked his children’s pediatrician if he was an “idiot or an overzealous parent” in his push to allow youth sports.
Sometimes an overzealous office-boy would try to drive one of these poor fellows away, and woe to that boy if Field found it out.
And even the brain is not so easily cut out, as many an overzealous materialist may think.
Perhaps he was overzealous in the work at times, and if he had spared his strength more he might be still with us.
Yet in this case, as in others, insurrections against the sway of scientific truth appeared among some overzealous religionists.
I daily paid my compliments to the bishops, though ordinarily I was not overzealous in such matters.
He rather resented the way Newell, the overzealous member of the local committee, harried him about it.
I am bored to death with it all and am even now preparing a bomb to throw in this camp of overzealous kin.

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