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overzealous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverzealouso‧ver‧zeal‧ous /ˌəʊvəˈzeləs◂ $ ˌoʊvər-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 too eager about something you believe in strongly 🔊 overzealous fans
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overzealousIn this drama, the overzealous junior exec in the big corporation is named Jim Profit.The growth of data mining has led many to worry about invasions of privacy by overzealous marketers.His proxies, both Republican and Democratic, said the charges were a product of overzealous prosecution.The potential for mischief in the international system by politically motivated or overzealous prosecutions is great.His lawyer says he was entrapped by overzealous prosecutors who wrongly characterized campaign contributions as bribes.an overzealous tax inspectorQuietly shelving an overzealous working paper produced last September, the commission has repackaged its ideas.
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