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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overreact.

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  • Both Gates and the police officers overreacted, which is symptomatic of race relations in the US.

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  • Both Gates and the police officers overreacted, which is symptomatic of race relations in the US.

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  • Sources familiar with Lindsay's treatment at UCLA tell TMZ ... there's a feeling among doctors that Judge Marsha Revel "overreacted" when she ordered Lindsay to stay at the facility for 90 days.

    Doctors: Lindsay Lohan Not An Addict

  • Sources familiar with Lindsay's treatment at UCLA tell TMZ ... there's a feeling among doctors that Judge Marsha Revel "overreacted" when she ordered Lindsay to ...

    Doctors: Lindsay Lohan Not An Addict

  • When asked directly by a reporter whether the administration had "overreacted" because the White House is "afraid" of the conservative media, Gibbs brushed off the question.

    White House apologizes to Shirley Sherrod

  • The metals market "overreacted" to the upside on the Chile quake news, said Bob Haberkorn,

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  • Sources familiar with Lindsay's treatment at UCLA tell TMZ ... there's a feeling among doctors that Judge Marsha Revel "overreacted" when she ordered Lindsay to stay at the facility for 90 days.

    Doctors: Lindsay Lohan Not An Addict

  • In wide-ranging interview published today by the conservative Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, House Minority Leader John Boehner told the paper's editors that President Obama had 'overreacted' to the still-gushing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico: Boehner said Obama overreacted to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

    Josh Nelson: GOP Can't Decide How to Attack Obama Over Oil Spill Response

  • Craig also said that he "overreacted" by pleading guilty, said he should have told his wife and friends about his arrest, and said he'd retained counsel to reexamine the situation.

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  • The report also concluded that the employer, a state social services agency, had "overreacted" in firing the white employee and suggested that if the court upheld the firing, then employees might seek disciplinary action if they were called "honkie, or a good old boy or Uncle Tom or chubby or fat or slim."

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