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OVERSIZE, [=o]-v[.e]r-s[=i]z', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to cover with any gluey matter: to plaster over.

OVERSKIP, [=o]-v[.e]r-skip', _v.t._ to skip, leap, or pass over: (_Shak._) to fail to see or find: to escape.

OVERSLAUGH, [=o]-v[.e]r-slaw', _v.t._ (_U.S._) to pass over in favour of another: to supersede: to hinder: to oppress. [Dut. _overslaan_ (cf. Ger.

_uberschlagen_), to skip over.]

OVERSLEEP, [=o]-v[.e]r-sl[=e]p', _v.t._ and _v.i._ to sleep beyond one's usual time.

OVERSLIP, [=o]-v[.e]r-slip', _v.t._ to pass without notice.

OVERSMAN, [=o]'v[.e]rz-man, _n._ an overseer: (_Scot._) an umpire appointed to decide between the differing judgment of two arbiters.

OVERSOUL, [=o]'v[.e]r-s[=o]l, _n._ the divine principle forming the spiritual unity of all being.

OVERSOW, [=o]-v[.e]r-s[=o]', _v.t._ to sow too much seed on: to sow over.

OVERSPENT, [=o]-v[.e]r-spent', _adj._ excessively fatigued.

OVERSPREAD, [=o]-v[.e]r-spred', _v.t._ to spread over: to scatter over.--_v.i._ to be spread over.

OVERSTAIN, [=o]-v[.e]r-st[=a]n', _v.t._ to besmear the surface of.

OVERSTAND, [=o]-v[.e]r-stand', _v.t._ to stand too strictly on the conditions of.

OVERSTARE, [=o]-v[.e]r-st[=a]r', _v.t._ to outstare.

OVERSTATE, [=o]-v[.e]r-st[=a]t', to state over and above: to exaggerate.--_n._ OVERSTATE'MENT.

OVERSTAY, [=o]-v[.e]r-st[=a]', _v.t._ to stay too long.

OVERSTEP, [=o]-v[.e]r-step', _v.t._ to step beyond: to exceed.

OVERSTOCK, [=o]-v[.e]r-stok', _v.t._ to stock overmuch: to fill too full.--_n._ superabundance.

OVERSTRAIN, [=o]v[.e]r-str[=a]n', _v.t._ and _v.i._ to strain or stretch too far.--_n._ too great strain.--_adj._ OVERSTRAINED', strained to excess: exaggerated.

OVERSTREAM, [=o]-v[.e]r-str[=e]m', _v.t._ to stream or flow over.

OVERSTRETCH, [=o]-v[.e]r-strech', _v.t._ to stretch to excess: to exaggerate.

OVERSTREW, [=o]-v[.e]r-str[=oo]', _v.t._ to scatter over.

OVERSTRUNG, [=o]-v[.e]r-strung', _adj._ too highly strung.

OVERSUPPLY, [=o]'v[.e]r-sup-pl[=i], _n._ an excessive supply.

OVERSWAY, [=o]-v[.e]r-sw[=a]', _v.t._ to overrule, to bear down.

OVERSWELL, [=o]-v[.e]r-swel', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to swell or rise above: to overflow.

OVERT, [=o]'v[.e]rt, _adj._ open to view: public: apparent.--_adv._ O'VERTLY.--OVERT ACT, something actually done in execution of a criminal intent.--MARKET OVERT, open or public market. [Fr. _ouvert_, pa.p. of _ouvrir_, to open; acc. to Diez, from O. Fr. _a-ovrir_, through Prov.

_adubrir_, from L. _de-oper[=i]re_, to uncover--_de_=un-, and _oper[=i]re_, to cover; acc. to Littre, from L. _oper[=i]re_, to cover, confounded in meaning with _aper[=i]re_, to open.]

OVERTAKE, [=o]-v[.e]r-t[=a]k', _v.t._ to come up with: to catch: to come upon: to take by surprise.--_p.adj._ OVERT[=A]'KEN, fuddled.

OVERTASK, [=o]-v[.e]r-task', _v.t._ to task overmuch: to impose too heavy a task on.

OVERTAX, [=o]-v[.e]r-taks', _v.t._ to tax overmuch.

OVERTEDIOUS, [=o]-v[.e]r-t[=e]'di-us, _adj._ (_Shak._) too tedious.

OVERTHROW, [=o]-v[.e]r-thr[=o]', _v.t._ to throw down: to upset: to bring to an end: to demolish: to defeat utterly.--_ns._ O'VERTHROW, act of overthrowing or state of being overthrown: ruin: defeat: a throwing of a ball beyond the player; O'VERTHROWER.

OVERTHRUST, [=o]'v[.e]r-thrust, _adj._ (_geol._) belonging to earlier strata, pushed by faulting over later and higher strata.

OVERTHWART, [=o]-v[.e]r-thwawrt', _v.t._ to lie athwart: to cross.--_adj._ opposite, transverse: contrary, perverse.--_prep_. across, on the other side of.

OVERTILT, [=o]-v[.e]r-tilt', _v.t._ to upset.

OVERTIME, [=o]'v[.e]r-t[=i]m, _n._ time employed in working beyond the regular hours.

OVERTOIL, [=o]-v[.e]r-toil', _v.i._ to overwork one's self.

OVERTONE, [=o]'v[.e]r-t[=o]n, _n._ a harmonic, because heard above its fundamental tone.

OVERTOP, [=o]-v[.e]r-top', _v.t._ to rise over the top of: to make of less importance: to surpass: to obscure.

OVERTOWER, [=o]-v[.e]r-tow'er, _v.t._ to tower above.--_v.i._ to soar too high.

OVERTRADE, [=o]-v[.e]r-tr[=a]d', _v.i._ to trade overmuch or beyond capital: to buy in more than can be sold or paid for.--_n._ OVERTRAD'ING, the buying of a greater amount of goods than one can sell or pay for.

OVERTRIP, [=o]-v[.e]r-trip', _v.t._ to trip nimbly over.

OVERTURE, [=o]'v[.e]r-t[=u]r, _n._ a proposal, an offer for acceptance or rejection: (_mus._) a piece introductory to a greater piece or ballet: a discovery or disclosure: the method in Presbyterian usage of beginning legislation and maturing opinion by sending some proposition from the presbyteries to the General Assembly, and _vice versa_, also the proposal so sent.--_v.t._ to lay a proposal before. [Fr.]

OVERTURN, [=o]-v[.e]r-turn', _v.t._ to throw down or over: to subvert: to conquer: to ruin.--_ns._ O'VERTURN, state of being overturned; OVERTURN'ER.

OVERVALUE, [=o]-v[.e]r-val'l[=u], _v.t._ to set too high a value on.--_n._ OVERVALU[=A]'TION, an overestimate.

OVERVEIL, [=o]-v[.e]r-v[=a]l', _v.t._ to veil or cover.

OVERVIEW, [=o]'v[.e]r-v[=u], _n._ (_Shak._) an inspection.

OVERWASH, [=o]'v[.e]r-wawsh, _adj._ (_geol._) carried by glacier-streams over a frontal moraine, or formed of material so carried.

OVERWATCH, [=o]-v[.e]r-wawch', _v.t._ to watch excessively: to overcome with long want of rest.

OVERWEAR, [=o]-v[.e]r-w[=a]r', _v.t._ to wear out: to outwear, outlive.--_n._ O'VERWEAR, clothes for wearing out of doors.

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