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o·ver·hit

 (ō′vər-hĭt′)
v. o·ver·hit, o·ver·hit·ting, o·ver·hits
v.tr.
1. To hit (a tennis ball, for example) too hard or too far.
2. To hit beyond, as in golf: overhit his approach.
v.intr.
To overhit a ball.
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overhit

(ˌəʊvəˈhɪt)
vb, -hits, -hitting or -hit
1. to hit too strongly
2. (tr) to hit further than intended
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