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overbearingness | overbend | overbid | overbide | overbite | overblow | overblown | overboard | overboil | overbold | overbookish

overblow

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Verb (usu participle)
 : 
o=ver=blow

CIDE DICTIONARY

overblowv. i. 
  •  To blow over, or be subdued.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To force so much wind into a pipe that it produces an overtone, or a note higher than the natural note; thus, the upper octaves of a flute are produced by overblowing.  [1913 Webster]
overblowv. t. 
  •  To blow away; to dissipate by wind, or as by wind.  [1913 Webster]
    "When this cloud of sorrow's overblown."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To ascribe an unwarranted importance to.  [PJC]
  •  To blow into (a wind instrument) too strongly, so as to produce predominantly overtones.  [PJC]

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