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  • v. Present participle of overspeak.

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Examples

  • In what will be studied for years as a most bizarre example of political overspeaking, Mr. Burris sealed his fate -- as Illinois's first senator appointed by a removed governor to be urged to resign by his senior senator -- in a rambling series of press conferences, impromptu question-and-answer sessions, and a speech in which he declared he would no longer speak of the matter.

    The Chicago 360

  • Patience and gravity of hearing, is an essential part of justice; and an overspeaking judge is no well – tuned cymbal.

    The Essays

  • Patience and gravity of hearing is an essential part of justice; and an overspeaking judge is no well-tuned cymbal.

    LVI. Of Judicature

  • He said there was an "overdoing, overspeaking and over involvement" on the part of the

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • "I think it's fair to say, David, that following the roadshow, there's been a degree of [inaudible] inbound queries from both shareholders and non-holders [overspeaking] who believe that it would be appropriate for the company to consider issuing equity at this moment in time."

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Well– obviously there is an element of hyperbole here, but in the context of the ‘Jewish Cabal’ in Washington, and the selling of our secrets to enemies in wartimes, i’d say it isn’t overspeaking much.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What Kind of People Affiliate with Human Rights Watch’s Middle East Division?

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