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


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  • Either this is some kind of overdecorated on-board storage tank, or else it's just a place to come and relax. "


  • “We need to get back to the strike,” Yetta said firmly, and that sounded so wonderful all of a sudden, to be out in the bracing wind, carrying a sign, telling the whole world the truth, instead of standing in this overheated, overdecorated room, being falsely polite.


  • And when I was writing, I just threw in creatures and world features that felt right to me, packing in strangeness and magic like pillows in an overdecorated parlour.

    May 19th, 2008

  • For two weeks Imogene and Herb stood in a variety of overheated, overdecorated living rooms holding Triscuits on little plates and then Imogene graduated from college and promptly moved to Morocco.

    Memory Wall

  • Every room was overdecorated, and every room had a motif—many, my audio guide told me, chosen by Elvis himself.

    Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour

  • Multicolored lights wink and blink like an overdecorated Christmas tree.

    Smile for the Camera

  • E.g., the Nixon Blue Room was considered "too imperial" really just tacky; Hillary made the Blue Room a bluer blue than it's ever been, "people" thought Nancy Reagan overdecorated during a serious recession, blah, blah, blah.

    Let's analyze the photograph of the presidents.

  • The film preserves the novel's opposition between the unruly, dangerous Australian landscape and the overstuffed, overdecorated "Victorian" interiors at the college; the latter is dominated by Mrs. Appleyard's ominously ticking clock, which in part represents the school's rigid social structure.

    Picnic at Hanging Rock (redux)

  • "All told, Zhang's latest is a lavishly overdecorated period melodrama with a lot of meaningless, bustling energy," writes David Chute in the LA Weekly.

    GreenCine Daily: Curse of the Golden Flower.

  • I have to say, the idea of the gold room makes me think "overdecorated bordello".



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