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overconfidently

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  • adv. In an overconfident manner

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Examples

  • On Tuesday, John Paulson, who shot to fame on a bet against subprime bets, told investors on a call that he had been wrong on the timing of a recovery and had overconfidently bet that too many stock prices would rise, according to several people who listened in.

    New Mexico fund to stick with Paulson for now

  • He tried to pack the Supreme Court with partisan allies and, overconfidently judging the economy recovered, retreated from the New Deal by instituting spending cuts that prompted a fresh economic tailspin.

    Sunday Reading

  • So when South Ossetian rebels along with Russian commandos in Tskhinvali began their revolt, Putin knew this would cause Saakashvili to react overconfidently, and with great haste.

    KC Shoen: Our Russian Election

  • I have just come across yet another site that faithfully provides us with Pokorny's work, rather overconfidently named Linguistics Research Center, a site coming from the University of Texas.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • The third round automatically began the tiring of the aging Listen, who was overconfidently trained to go only two rounds.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • Ridden perhaps a little overconfidently by regular jockey Mike Smith, the 1-5 shot Zenyatta got the job done in the final lunge after Anabaa's Creation, who stalked the deliberate pace of Lethal Heat, got a narrow advantage in deep stretch.

    WN.com - Business News

  • But there are still clues about the shooting that don't add up in Elliot's mind, and these get a brief pondering while Nathan overconfidently begins to take on more than the team can handle.

    The Trades

  • Mitchell out driving overconfidently, then Harris with a brainless pull, and then Siddle having a go at that one in the last over from Colly.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It has veered from discounting early reports of problems to overconfidently announcing diagnoses and insufficient fixes.

    NDTV News - Top Stories

  • In the calm before the storm, Philip - despite his lack of sales - overconfidently denounced Lorraine with a 'Mystic Meg's going home', and Lorraine snapped back 'I don't know how I could have made Philip make a sale without setting a bomb under his bum'.

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