overstep

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over- + step

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overstep (third-person singular simple present oversteps, present participle overstepping, simple past and past participle overstept or overstepped)

  1. (transitive) To go too far beyond (a limit); especially, to cross boundaries or exceed norms or conventions.
    That color scheme really oversteps the bounds of good taste.

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