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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overkill.

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  • Vehicles like Shuttle-C, Direct, or Jupiter are overkills for commercial payloads or an Orion-class spacecraft (as we learned from the Shuttle experience), while underpowered for attempting to go beyond LEO without multiple EORs and complex assembly procedures.

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  • However, the Third Reich overkills on this, forcing you to play with lame, underpowered characters like Blackjack and Tricolour for no good reason, which leads to a lot of reloads.

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  • In our attempts to develop these potentials we should, however, avoid theoretical overkills (3).

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  • This encourages you to focus on elemental spell variety and achieving overkills (that is, pummeling dead monsters) to collect spiritual ether, because running low can be devastating during boss fights.

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  • The only major irritant is that your teammates will target foes already dead for overkills because you targeted them when they were alive, as opposed to targeting living -- and more threatening -- enemies that summon allies or replicate.

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  • My personal belief is that it overkills information overlook, but that's me.

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  • The technique meter is based on overkills (causing more damage than you need to), counters and back attacks to opponents.

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  • But it overkills, in an altogether underwhelming way. "

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