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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of over-egg.

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Examples

  • If it was possible to detect just a hint of over-egged diplomacy in Howell's repentance there was no mistaking the sentiments of Geoff Ogilvy, a US Open champion and golf course architect who could not hide his enthusiasm for the way Royal St George's has been presented this week.

    The Open 2011: Phil Mickelson hails revamped Royal St George's

  • This is an over-egged crisis, Black said of the phone hacking affair.

    Scandalized Britain ponders press reform

  • Shrek 3 was suspicion by most to have over-egged the meaningful pop-culture references as well as so we should substantially design the lapse to the some-more kiddie-friendly impression of the initial movie.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • The winner was Newt Gingrich – even though he may have over-egged his word-pudding a few times – and Rick Santorum, who both had some fine moments, and delivered plenty of zingers.

    South Carolina Republican debate – as it happened

  • But while the film is visually rich, the constant switching between grayscale, color, animation and documentary style footage can be jarring and it feels as though the pudding has perhaps been over-egged.

    Charles Thomson: Beat Writers Celebrated at London Film Festival with Mixed Results

  • This is an eccentric, over-egged reading of a great picture, but it is probably the most convincing piece of writing in the book.

    Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane by Andrew Graham-Dixon

  • But the bottom line is that, from the 1916 story about potassium and cancer to its modern incarnations of the "Facebook causes cancer" variety, the scientific community and the media have worked together in a way that has consistently over-egged the significance of single studies, and have favoured the quirky over the reliable.

    Cancer scare headlines are not new

  • If the action has become more over-egged, with the Countess chasing Cherubino a little too freshly, and much running around where stillness is required, it is never less than thoughtful.

    The Pearl Fishers, Le Nozze de Figaro

  • Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear; it seems that Hilary Clinton has over-egged the pudding again.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • In [the Chanos] view, the Chinese government over-egged its post-crisis pudding, with low interest rates and loose credit markets stoking up an orgy of reckless lending by the nation's banks ....

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