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overreact

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Verb (intransitive)
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o=ver=re=act

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overreact, v.intr. respond more forcibly etc. than is justified.

Derivative
overreaction n.

THESAURUS

overreact

aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, build up, burlesque, caricature, carry too far, draw the longbow, exaggerate, exhaust, go overboard, go to extremes, go too far, hyperbolize, idealize, know no bounds, lay it on, magnify, make much of, overact, overappraise, overassess, overcalculate, overcarry, overcharge, overcount, overdevelop, overdo, overdraw, overdrive, overelaborate, overemphasize, overesteem, overestimate, overexercise, overexert, overexpend, overindulge, overlabor, overmeasure, overplay, overpraise, overprize, overrate, overreach, overreact to, overreckon, oversell, overspeak, overspend, overstate, overstrain, overstress, overstudy, overtask, overtax, overtrain, overuse, overvalue, overwork, pass all bounds, pile it on, protest too much, puff, stretch, stretch the truth, talk big, talk in superlatives, tout, travesty

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