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1Develop too much or to excess.‘cycling may overdevelop the calf muscles’‘Majorca's overdeveloped coastline’
- ‘You can actually overdevelop your six-pack, neglecting important underlying muscles and contributing to low-back pain.’
- ‘If the Government insists on proceeding with the proposed National Stadium it should not be sited in already overdeveloped and gridlocked Dublin.’
- ‘If they are judged unacceptable and overdeveloped, he will only have himself to blame.’
- ‘If you're approaching Italy from the elegantly manicured and often overdeveloped French Riviera, then Liguria comes as a delightful surprise.’
- ‘We should not allow the county to be overdeveloped unless we are about to keep pace with the developments.’
- ‘The reason those proteins are there is that as the fetus develops, it keeps the brain from overdeveloping, and if the brain overdevelops it would develop tumors.’
- ‘The plans had been previously deferred by members who thought the scheme would overdevelop the area.’
- ‘It touched me deeply to find such a teeming manifestation of indigenous life in a landscape so mercilessly overdeveloped.’
- ‘But at the same time I guess I have this perhaps overdeveloped sense of what's proper, which constrains me somewhat.’
- ‘Too many pushups, for instance, can overdevelop the chest muscles and force your swing off-line.’
- ‘Of course, the former are never referred to as overdeveloped, for to do so would indicate a negative connotation.’
- ‘The housing has to be sympathetic and in character and it must not be overdeveloped.’
- ‘One city becomes overdeveloped while the rest of the nation comparatively lies fallow.’
- ‘In practise, this merely meant that I clung tightly to my jungle guide, and wondered for ages whether I had an overdeveloped right thigh muscle.’
- ‘You've only to look at the selfless behaviour of those assembled in the political arena just along the road to see that New Zealanders have a highly overdeveloped sense of fair play.’
- ‘I cannot tell the difference, and I am mightily suspicious of those who claim they can, believing that such overdeveloped taste buds must be having a depleting, detrimental effect to some other bodily function.’
- ‘They have overdeveloped the area so there is already excessive competition for spaces.’
- ‘Autopsies have shown the brain of the neurotypical is typically smaller than that of an autistic individual and may have overdeveloped areas related to social behavior.’
- ‘This is often related to the occurrence of excess fat or, less frequently, overdeveloped muscles.’
- ‘We may need to expand to do this, but we do not want to overdevelop North Yorkshire and ruin what is such a beautiful county.’
- 1.1Photography Treat with developer for too long.‘you can overdevelop the film to make up for underexposure’
- ‘It is not possible to overdevelop, and it is important to completely develop the remaining silver halide.’
- ‘The effect is to keep the high values of the negative from being overdeveloped, hence unprintable, by reducing them before development.’
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