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Synonyms for overplay

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I don't want to overplay it thinking we've done it, we've arrived.
"Maybe we overplayed a bit too much and might have been a bit more direct like they were.
"A lot of SUVs on the market tend to overplay the commercial truck look," Frasher opines, "But I don't think that is attractive and it is not what I wanted to say with this design."
Most of us enjoy a good scare now and then, and it would be a mistake to overplay the sinister intent of frightening fantasies.
Summary: India's boldest attempt yet to prevent a rout in the rupee delivered only a modest lift in the currency but shares slumped and bond yields jumped as investors worried that policymakers might overplay their hand and damage economic growth.
An overplay and a poor coaching decision cost the Indiana Pacers a huge one game advantage over the defending champion Miami Heat, but there is still plenty of time in the seven-game series to make some noise.
"We don't want to overplay it," said Inquirer Health and Science Editor Karl Stark.
Gyllenhaal refuses to overplay the role, winning audience sympathy for an essentially unsympathetic character.
Throughout, he is aware that he can quite literally overplay his hand and lose all of his chips.
When Sejanus says the way to advance Tiberius' rule is to overplay how dangerous things really are in Rome, you can hear Alistair Campbell's spin.
While its supporters have applauded the government for its aggressive stand, analysts caution Brazil not to overplay its hand.
I played a number of years and enjoyed it, but I don't want to overplay."
The guitar-driven six-piece reached number one in overplay.com's indie chart, which is calculated by how many plays each song receives on the website.
Moyes resisted the temptation to either overplay or cash in on Wayne Rooney and has taught the England ace a work ethic that will be crucial throughout his career.
Montoya is refusing to overplay his own chances in the Williams-BMW but reckons Schumacher's hopes are even slimmer because of his tyres.