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v. o·ver·did (-dĭd′), o·ver·done (-dŭn′), o·ver·do·ing, o·ver·does (-dŭz′)
a. To do, use, or stress to excess; carry (something) too far: overdid the diet and became malnourished.
b. To exaggerate: overdid the compliments.
2. To wear out the strength of; overtax.
3. To cook (food) too long.
To do too much; go to extremes: We always overdo at Christmas.
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someone who does something to excess
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