-v. 2. oversupply, glut, load, overload, overfill; cram, stuff, fill to overflowing; saturate, supersaturate.
overstrung, adj. 1. high-strung, tense, emotional, excitable, easily excited; susceptible, easily hurt, quick to tears; hot-tempered, inflammable, volatile.
2. neurotic, nervous, Inf. uptight, temperamental, unpredictable; apprehensive, anxious, phobic, suggestible, obsessive, Psychol, compulsive; hysterical, emotionally disturbed, irrational, Psychiatry. paranoiac.
overt, adj. plain, plain to see, manifest, apparent, clearly apparent, unconcealed; clear, clear-cut, plain as day; explicit, definite, unmistakable; public, exposed, in full view; open, visible, naked, bald, unhidden; unveiled, unshrouded, uncurtained, unobscured; obvious, patent, palpable, conspicuous, prominent, blatant, flagrant, egregious, impossible to miss; professed, avowed, conscious, deliberate, willful, premeditated.
overtake, v. 1. catch up with or up to, gain upon, reach, overhaul; go by, run by, pass; chase, run down, catch.
2. happen to, befall, fall on or upon, engulf, overwhelm; come up on or upon, strike, hit; surprise, take by surprise, catch off guard or unprepared.
overtax, v. 1. surcharge, overcharge; fleece, gouge, screw, extort, bleed white, make pay through the nose; All. SI. rob, rip off, hold up, soak, stick, clip.
2. overtask, overwork, overlabor, overexert, overextend, overexercise, overstrain, overdrive; fag or fag out, exhaust, enervate, debilitate, jade, tire out, wear out, prostrate, run into the ground; oppress, overload, overlade, overburden, overweigh.
overthrow, v. 1. vanquish, conquer, subjugate, SI. shellac; defeat, beat, rout, discomfit, worst, thrash; overpower, overmaster, be victorious over, Inf. whip; subvert, overturn, overcome, overwhelm, prevail over, surmount; quash, quell, squash, squelch; suppress, crush, humble, master, subdue, put down.
2. depose, oust, dethrone, unseat, remove from office, uncrown, discrown, unfrock; disestablish, disenact.
3. overturn, turn over, upset, overset, throw over, knock over, knock down; upend, tip over, capsize, turn topsy-turvy, turn upside down, reverse, invert; topple, tumble, precipitate, Inf. spill.
4. revolutionize, revolt, rise, rise up, rebel; disrupt, interrupt, break up, displace, disorganize, disarrange; agitate, convulse, disturb.
5. nullify, abolish, quash; cancel, discharge, set aside, render unnecessary, obviate; countermand, counterorder, overrule, override; veto, reverse; invalidate, disprove, refute, confute, rebut; dispute, deny, oppose, controvert; contradict, belie, negate.
6. annihilate, discreate, exterminate, extirpate, extinguish, abolish; erase, efface, eradicate, expunge, cancel, obliterate; excise, cut, cut out, cut off; blot out, strike out, stamp out, crush out, wipe out, rub out; kill, kill off, slay, slaughter, murder, finish, finish off, SI. do in, SI. zap; purge, get rid of, leave no vestige or trace of, liquidate, remove, dispose of; terminate, dissolve, bring to an end, put an end to, do away with.