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See also overtly
overly (not comparable)
- To an excessive degree.
- Parents can be overly protective of their children.
- 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page viii
- This means, at times, long and perhaps overly discursive discussions of other taxa.
to an excessive degree