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  • adj. Simple past tense and past participle of overpromote.


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  • That's given Breast Cancer Action the freedom to "change the conversation" and go against the grain, arguing that mammograms have been overhyped and overpromoted; that new cancer therapies cost too much but help too few; that chemicals in our consumers goods are fueling the breast cancer epidemic.

    Breast cancer activist Brenner struggles to preserve voice

  • I do not wish to support this woman in any way; still less those who overpromoted her to her present role.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • They both took jobs at Granite Run Mall partly to be able to keep buying the proper clothes: the overpromoted, overpriced baggy jeans, sweat shirts and footgear that go with Marc's earrings and Shawn's modified fade.

    White B-Boys In The Burbs, Or, Up Against The Mall

  • Bacon, one feels, was overpromoted in his lifetime, and there is usually a price to pay for that, no matter what prices his work fetches.

    Michael Henderson suggests

  • I suppose that this is what we deserve for allowing this bunch of overpromoted amateurs to take over.

    Where were they ?

  • I'm pretty sure that they wouldn't be any worse than the current crop of overpromoted and self aggrandised nonentities that we have at the moment.

    Carwyn Is he Leadership Material ?

  • One strongly suspects that, like not a few overpromoted figures, she suffered from more self-hatred the more she was overpraised.

    The Dogmatic Doubter

  • It seems that Amis Sr is now as notorious for being neglected as Amis Jr is for being overpromoted.


  • The trouble is, the book may be a trifle overpromoted.

    Economic Principals

  • In reality, it's British philosophy of the 18th century that has of late been overpromoted.

    A Designer Enlightenment Tailored to Conservative Tastes


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