Overlabor

O`ver`la´bor


v. t.1.To cause to labor excessively; to overwork.
2.To labor upon excessively; to refine unduly.
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The prolixity, marked by excessive textual examples and digressions to other characters, overlabors the point as it tests the reader's endurance" (388); oppure si guardi il pungente "Usually a biography makes for a pleasant reading.