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  • n  excessive anxiety

  • The archbishop had an "overanxiety to please," was "more interested in the pursuit of prestige and power than the abstractions of the human soul.
  • That few casualties bite the dust is due chiefly to Guerrilla-Author Gordon's scattering fire, in her overanxiety to wipe out the entire enemy at one try.
  • In his overanxiety to avoid monotony Author La Farge frequently varies the metre, not always with happy effect.

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