overzealous :

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oh ver ze luhs

  • s  marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

  • Now, sometimes zealous becomes a code word for overzealous, and I don't want to be overzealous.
  • Supporters from both campaigns will get overzealous.
  • Screen Cred: Like Witherspoon, Moore knows how to add an appealing edge to her pep she played an overzealous Evangelical Christian in Saved and an overzealous reality show .
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  • Cuccinelli’s office labels emails 'overzealous' but ethical
    Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s office has labeled a staffer’s emails to gas company lawyers fighting Southwest Virginia landowners in court as “overzealous,” but maintains that the relationship was ethical.
    June 13, 2013 - Bristol Herald Courier
  • Portlandia' renewed
    The hit cable TV show "Portlandia" is coming back for two more seasons of comedy that lovingly skewers overzealous progressives, hipsters and folks who go to extremes to live sustainable lives.
    June 13, 2013 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
  • PennDOT to pay for tree removal
    PennDOT representatives have agreed to remove dozens of Broad Avenue trees damaged last week by what some called overzealous pruning, city officials said at a Wednesday council meeting.
    June 13, 2013 - Altoona Mirror

  • Barack Obama in NDTV.com
    I think that, as Hillary said, our supporters, our staff get overzealous,Obama said. "They start saying things that I would not say."
  • Denny Hamlin in SI.com
    I wouldn't call it dirty driving, but it was a bit aggressive,Hamlin said. "Juan had the fastest car and he would have taken the lead sooner or later. He was overzealous."
  • Radek Sikorski in FOXNews
    We shouldn't be overzealous and put words into the mouth of the president-elect that he didn't say,Sikorski said.

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