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  • v. To leaven too much.
  • v. To change excessively; to spoil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To leaven too much; hence, to change excessively; to spoil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To leaven too much; cause to rise and swell too much: also used figuratively.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ leaven

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