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overtax

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Verb (transitive)
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o=ver=tax

CIDE DICTIONARY

overtaxv. t. 
     To tax or to task too heavily; as, a job that overtaxed his physical energies.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overtax, v.tr.
1 make excessive demands on (a person's strength etc.).
2 tax too heavily.

THESAURUS

overtax

bear hard upon, bleed, bleed white, burden, burthen, busy, carry too far, charge, clip, cumber, drive, encumber, exaggerate, exhaust, exploit, fag, fleece, freight, go overboard, go to extremes, go too far, gouge, hamper, handicap, haul, heave, hold up, keep busy, know no bounds, lade, load, oppress, overact, overburden, overcarry, overcharge, overdevelop, overdo, overdrive, overelaborate, overemphasize, overexercise, overexert, overexpend, overextend, overindulge, overlabor, overlade, overload, overplay, overprice, overreact, overspend, overstrain, overstress, overstudy, overtask, overtrain, overuse, overweigh, overweight, overwork, pass all bounds, press, press hard upon, profiteer, protest too much, pull, rack, rest hard upon, saddle, screw, skin, soak, stick, sting, strain, strain every nerve, stress, stretch, surcharge, sweat, sweat blood, swindle, task, tax, tense, tug, victimize, weigh heavy on, weigh on, weigh upon, work

ROGET THESAURUS

overtax

Misuse

VB misuse, misemploy, misapply, misappropriate, desecrate, abuse, profane, prostitute: waste, overtask, overtax, overwork: squander, cut blocks with a razor, employ a steam engine to crack a nut, catch at a straw.

Fatigue

VB be fatigued, yawn, droop, sink, flag, lose breath, lose wind, gasp, pant, puff, blow, drop, swoon, faint, succumb, fatigue, tire, weary, irk, flag, jade, harass, exhaust, knock up, wear out, prostrate, tax, task, strain, overtask, overwork, overburden, overtax, overstrain.


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