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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overbake.

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Examples

  • "While the setting is dramatically fertile, there's no spark to the dialogue or plot, and allusions to Blake's work and themes are overbaked."

    Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier: Book summary

  • This should take about 30 minutes, but begin checking after 20 minutes, because the conchas will become hard if overbaked.

    The Mexican kitchen: a taste for all seasons

  • He describes their union in typically overbaked terms – Our imaginations merged.

    The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women by James Ellroy – review

  • The only indication that this isn't a young person singing is the died-in-the-wool experience and emotional depth that Ms. Cook brings to everything she sings; she even makes the sanctimonious "Here's to Life," normally an overbaked aria of self-congratulation, sound, for once, like worldly wisdom.

    The Sound Way Down in the Underground

  • JennyMac said ... hmmmmm, they really look too brown or overbaked.

    The Best Buttermilk Biscuits

  • Begin paying attention toward the end -- you do not want overbaked brownies.

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  • Meringue roulades work because the meringue is not overbaked, so that when it comes out of the oven, the meringue is still moist and chewy in the center - and because it stays that way.

    Lemon Meringue Roulade | Baking Bites

  • They are another sports phenomenon that fatigues as much as it fascinates, that pummels audiences with an avalanche of hype, exposure and overbaked TV commercials, like the Nike one in which Mr. James plays "Miami Vice" with a grizzly Don Johnson and insecurely asks his public, "What should I do?"

    If Only the Entire Sports World Were as Wacky

  • Instead, it's more oxygen for this overbaked, one-way feud with a division champ that one month ago thrashed the Jets 45-3.

    A Brady Putdown That Falls Flat

  • The restaurateur's declaration that the meat was from lions raised on a "free-range lion farm" fell flatter than an overbaked soufflé, and even fewer people than bought the lion burgers bought that line.

    Ingrid Newkirk: Lion Burgers and Whale Steaks

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