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overextended
used in The Lords of Discipline

3 uses
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Definition
attempted to do too much
The exact meaning of overextended depends upon the context. For example:
  • "She overextended herself when she bought the car." — took on too much debt or fixed expense
  • "The army is overextended." — trying to do too much
  • "She overextended the ladder." — made it too long
  • "She overextended her shoulder." — stretched or reached too far
  • "She overextended her stay with her brother." — stayed too long
  • "While playing chess, she overextended her bishop." — moved it beyond a safe limit
  • He was sweating profusely, and his face was flushed an unhealthy, overextended crimson.
    Chapter 1.11 (53% in)
  • At the other end of the parade ground, I heard Gauldin Grace's harsh, overextended voice screaming out the findings of the honor court.
    Chapter 4.41 (88% in)
  • In these dreams I satisfied my own sick and overextended need to be my own greatest hero.
    Chapter 4.42 (19% in)

There are no more uses of "overextended" in The Lords of Discipline.

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