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"Creative" was also the top overused buzzword for professionals in the US in the 2011 rankings.
Whether you decide that inpatient treatment is necessary or that outpatient treatment is possible, quickly discontinue the overused medication, because tapering it does not work, Dr.
Let's use public relations." Public relations is a term that's both overused and misused.
So I would suggest that just counting the number of times a word is used in a memo should not be the way you assess whether it's being overused. If that word has no other effective replacement, bite the bullet and repeat it.
The authors present compelling evidence that this focus on growth at all costs has led us into a dangerous phase called "overshoot" in which we've overestimated and overused the Earth's capacity.
If star is the most overused word, second place must surely go to fantastic to describe anything or anyone slightly above mediocre.
It said that "the abused and overused phrase was first in a poll of most annoying cliches."
* An antibiotic-resistant strain of Salmonella has emerged in Taiwan, say investigators who reviewed hospital records, lending further support to the concern that critical antibiotic drugs are being overused. Following a rise in infections with one particular serotype of Salmonella enterica, researchers found a dramatic and rapid increase in the bacteria's resistance to treatment with ciprofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone.
"Genius," Peake says, "is a much overused word, but if Jarman had genius, it resided as much in the sheer incandescence with which he existed as it did in the fruits of that existence." While that "sheer incandescence" is no longer here (Jarman died of AIDS-related causes in 1994), Jarman's art remains.
Say cheese" is not, one suspects, a phrase overused by flaneur photographer Beat Streull in his covert quest for fleeting facial expressions that reveal an urban state of mind.
The Commission charges that both institutions have lost their way as the United States and Europe have extravagantly overused and misused them.
Antibiotics are grossly overused, in doctors' offices, in hospitals, and on the farm.
Nasal decongestant sprays often bring relief, but when they are overused, they many bring even moremisery.
The nutrients make this "digested" trash the perfect supplement for overused soils.
With only about 2 percent of the 25,000 tree species on earth in widespread commercial use, the information could be an important tool for slowing tropical deforestation and loss of biodiversity by improving utilization and taking pressure off overused and threatened species.