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overelaboration

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  • Until that point it appeared that West Bromwich Albion would pay for overelaboration in front of goal, but a fourth away win of the campaign eases the pressure on their manager, Roy Hodgson.

    Blackburn's year of living dangerously leaves Steve Kean on the brink

  • Before Henry came on the home crowd had been distracted, a mordant sarcasm about the overelaboration of their play enlivening the bouts of exasperation.

    Thierry Henry's second coming gets to the heart of the matter | Rob Bagchi

  • To Kolodin's eye, the mansion, or castle, evinced an archaic overelaboration of shape and detail; additionally the proportions appeared cramped, the construction disproportionately heavy, the windows too few, too tall and narrow.

    Marune: Alastor 933

  • The last was only half the truth, but I felt that this was neither the time nor the place for overelaboration.

    Ice Station Zebra

  • Some of these are very beautiful, though there is a tendency to overelaboration.

    The Complete Home

  • The house of Ruthven was a small but ultra-modern limestone affair, between Madison and Fifth; a pocket-edition of the larger mansions of their friends, but with less excuse for the overelaboration since the dimensions were only twenty by a hundred.

    The Younger Set

  • H is presumably reading that as an overelaboration of "during calm" - and then overstretching his criticism to take in "during rising tides" as well.

    The Edge of the American West

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