from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an over-confident manner.
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As she mangles the song by sputtering and stuttering and over-confidently mugging, going from moderately cute to overly grotesque in the ten minutes it takes for turkey to get cold and the mashed potatoes to grow a hardened crust.
'An African is a shrewd observer of human beings,' claimed Kadalie over-confidently; and he confessed to being 'somewhat disappointed' when he met his adviser.
His strong will and natural modesty about himself constantly repressed any desire he might have to speak over-confidently of ultimate success, so that the prediction of ultimate success by some one else was doubly sweet to him.
"No, I don't _think_ so," Felix replied, not over-confidently.
Meanwhile his most intimate companion was a younger brother of his old tutor Mylius, a young man of more than questionable morals, and who had even written a satire on the elders of Camenz, for which -- over-confidently trusting himself in the outraged city -- he had been fined and imprisoned; so little could the German Muse, celebrated by
Research also shows that the power of flattery to influence your choices is diminished when you don't over-confidently dismiss its capacity to persuade you.
"I spoke over-confidently when I said that I could obtain you the