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Verb: overstress  ,ow-vu(r)'stres
  1. Place special or excessive emphasis on
    "I cannot overstress the importance of this book";
    - overemphasize, overemphasise [Brit]

Derived forms: overstressing, overstresses, overstressed

Type of: amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate

Encyclopedia: Overstress