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  • adjective Alternative spelling of overzealous.

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Examples

  • More than 70 years ago, Sir Albert Howard foresaw many of the problems that would result from the over-zealous application of science to the vast biological and social complexities of agroecosystems.

    Robert J. Cabin: The Environmental Consequences Of Religious Scientism

  • Dexia has spent the past three years trying to undo a decade of over-zealous lending to governments and local authorities across the world using volatile wholesale funding.

    Europe Races to Stem Crisis

  • The closest statement that Judge Matz makes that addresses motivation is that "charges were filed against them as a result of a sloppy, incomplete and notably over-zealous investigation, an investigation that was so flawed that the Government's lawyers tried to prevent inquiry into it."

    Brad Reid: Rule Following is for Both Government and Citizens

  • More than 70 years ago, Sir Albert Howard foresaw many of the problems that would result from the over-zealous application of science to the vast biological and social complexities of agroecosystems.

    Robert J. Cabin: The Environmental Consequences Of Religious Scientism

  • The closest statement that Judge Matz makes that addresses motivation is that "charges were filed against them as a result of a sloppy, incomplete and notably over-zealous investigation, an investigation that was so flawed that the Government's lawyers tried to prevent inquiry into it."

    Brad Reid: Rule Following is for Both Government and Citizens

  • The closest statement that Judge Matz makes that addresses motivation is that "charges were filed against them as a result of a sloppy, incomplete and notably over-zealous investigation, an investigation that was so flawed that the Government's lawyers tried to prevent inquiry into it."

    Brad Reid: Rule Following is for Both Government and Citizens

  • We is the U.S. have successfully made wine so confusing to consumers that we are victims of our own over-zealous attempts (read: “BS”) to turn even insipid wines into mythical objects.

    What do you want on a back label? | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Am I the only one who is concerned about this almost infinite scope-widening by the Court, and its potential misuse and abuse by over-zealous police and prosecutors? posted by Dr. Dawg at 6: 50 PM

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • The closest statement that Judge Matz makes that addresses motivation is that "charges were filed against them as a result of a sloppy, incomplete and notably over-zealous investigation, an investigation that was so flawed that the Government's lawyers tried to prevent inquiry into it."

    Brad Reid: Rule Following is for Both Government and Citizens

  • Both the ICB and the FPC seek to strike a balance between preventing another financial crisis and ensuring that the growth prospects of the economy are not impaired by over-zealous regulation.

    Insights from ecologists show ways of preventing economic disaster

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