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  • v. Present participle of overstress.

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Examples

  • Still, investors are looking for clarity on a few key elements: The losses private investors will incur on their Greek debt holdings, a ballpark estimate of how much the region's banks will need in new capital, and details on how to expand the €440 billion $612 billion bailout fund, the European Financial Stability Facility, without overstressing nations that are on the hook to foot the bill.

    Investors Wary Over EU Efforts

  • I agree about overtesting and overstressing our kids.

    On Kindness « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Where the user advocates go wrong is overstressing this as a good, fundamental piece of advice and being all hardline that you never act as if there are search engines.

    2009 Top SEO Smackdowns: Rand v. Whalen | Managing Greatness

  • If the Air Force continues at this current level of contingency support, we risk overstressing our military contracting workforce, and will experience retention problems that will negatively impact mission stability at home station and our ability to support U.S.

    David Isenberg: When Doing More With Less Is Not A Good Idea

  • Western scholars criticized the identification process for overstressing historical origins while ignoring historical transitions, as well as they indicated other problems such as the overemphasis on language, influence of Marxist dogma, simplistic application of the four commonalities, and insufficient respect for the will of communities in question. 86 To a great degree, all the above problems result from the nature of this project: it was a centralized, state maneuver.

    Between Winds and Clouds: The Making of Yunnan (Second Century BCE to Twentieth Century CE)

  • Rumors were a couple weeks ago that he could not make it through an entire set, so they brought in the actor to help him out, and, you know, it could easily be a cause overstressing your body.

    CNN Transcript Jun 25, 2009

  • My colleagues are so worried about overstressing me, that they aren't really letting me work, so I'm trying to entertain myself, and hoping on Monday I find a way to just put myself out there…

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • My youngest baby is nearly two, but I went through a bout of sleeplessness a month or two ago because I was overstressing about my freakin' BLOG and wondering if I were social networking enough.

    Look At Me Not Sleeping

  • "Before, there was fear of overstressing the child," says Russian parliamentarian Andrey Selivanov, who is president of the Russian Chess Federation and vice president of the international chess body FIDE.

    The Chess Goddess

  • Of course, what caused the connection to fail is overstretching of the members, overstressing of the connection.

    CNN Transcript Aug 2, 2007

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