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synonyms for spread oneself too thin

  • bite off more than one can chew
  • go to extremes
  • go too far
  • keep one's nose to the grindstone
  • overdo
  • overextend oneself
  • slave
  • stay on the treadmill
  • take on too much
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How to use spread oneself too thin in a sentence

This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
But hitherto, before these new ideas began to spread in our community, the mass of men and women definitely settled down.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The rapid spread of the revolt was not a whit less marvelous than its lack of method or cohesion.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The rebellion spread to their district, and many of the natives on and about the estate were eager to join in the movement.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The spread of the holy gospel and uninterrupted preaching went on until the return of the ambassador.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
A smile of beatitude spread over his enormous countenance during the process.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In the first place, two or three thicknesses of the paper should be spread on one of the boards.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
To keep the frond in position it may be useful to put a book on the paper as it is spread out.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
The Princess was pale and thin; and, though dressed superbly, seemed fitter for her chamber.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
To this end they spread a distorted epitome of his favourite views, amongst their retainers.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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WORDS RELATED TO SPREAD ONESELF TOO THIN

  • bite off more than one can chew
  • go to extremes
  • go too far
  • keep one's nose to the grindstone
  • overdo
  • overextend oneself
  • slave
  • spread oneself too thin
  • stay on the treadmill
  • take on too much
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.