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overwrought

oh ver rawt

  • s  deeply agitated especially from emotion

  • In the case of Hillary Clinton's erstwhile supporters, all of these feelings seem overwrought to me.
  • Then he suggested to the mother that she had only to turn a small knob on the radio to keep her child from getting overwrought.
  • Indeed, some of the criticisms of his action were overwrought and hysterical.
News & Articles

  • For Father’s Day, Classic Surf and Turf With Flavors That Pop
    When I think surf and turf, I think rich and overwrought. It’s not that I mind big and bold. It’s just that I prefer them when paired with fresh and vibrant, especially as we head into summer. So for Father’s Day I decided to rethink the classic surf and turf.
    June 12, 2013 - Valley News
  • A fresh take on a Father's Day surf and turf feast
    When I think surf and turf, I think rich and overwrought. It's not that I mind big and bold. It's just that I prefer them when paired with fresh and vibrant, especially as we head into summer.
    June 12, 2013 - Eureka Times-Standard
  • A fresh takeon Father's Day surf and turf
    When I think surf and turf, I think rich and overwrought.
    June 12, 2013 - Coeur d'Alene Press
Quotes

  • Vice President Dick Cheney in New York Times
    Behind the overwrought reaction to enhanced interrogations is a broader misconception about the threats that still face our country,Mr. Cheney says. "You can sense the problem in the emergence of euphemisms that strive to put an imaginary...
  • Morrissey in RedOrbit
    I wanted a louder sound for this record,Morrissey said at the time of the album's release. "I was introduced to Jerry by a mutual friend. He made me feel very confident. He's not easily pleased and he's not prepared to be overwrought. He...
  • Bill Lawrence in USA Today
    We're going to resolve those things during the year rather than build up to some overwrought, emotional finale. This is a comedy. All people want is a chance to say goodbye and that we tie up loose ends,Lawrence says, then jokes: "Then...

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