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  • v. Present participle of overwork.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of working too much or too long


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  • Since most men work a 9-5 job, if I don't get caught up in overworking and obsessed with making money, I think I'll still have time left to meet men.

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  • They need to assess any damage that was done by this kind of overworking of the fields and putting new technology into the fields to see how much they actually can produce.

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  • If the heart is enlarged, it ` s going to give an indicator that the heart was overworking, meaning that there could have been some coronary occlusion or something that was blocking the blood flow and making this heart work at an accelerated rate, and which could be a suspecting or a leading factor in looking at a heart as -- for natural causes, such as coronary occlusion is one of the primary suspects in those kind of cases.

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  • It was just like going back in time for me--I felt like I was singing like my younger self, you know, just very carefree and just not overworking anything--so that I didn't have even a chance to start getting all worried about something.

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  • Phil Gray, chief executive of the CSP said: Physiotherapists are concerned that overworking and not taking breaks is actually costing employers and their staff.

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  • Add enough water to bring it into a dough unless your kitchen is very dry, you probably won't need it all, without overworking the mixture, then cover with clingfilm and refrigerate for 20 minutes.3.

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  • The first problem that I face is that I'm overworking myself as a teenager.

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  • If this cycle occurs so often there is a constant release of glucose and chronic overworking of fight-or-flight organs, it's easy to predict the result.

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  • Mon 10/26/09 9: 51 PM maybe he has something as simple as mono. you have to limit or prohibit physical activity if you have an enlarged spleen. it would be very common for someone his age, hanging out with lots of other young people, and overworking himself.

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  • Of the benefits they don't currently receive, 29% would most like health insurance and 19% income protection – possibly because one-third of respondents also say they fear long-term ill-health due to overworking.

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