Place the finished pancakes on a plate or tray lined with paper towels to absorb the excess oil.
By the way, killjoys, American charitable giving goes up by 42 percent during this season of crass materialistic greed and excess.
Yes, the grotesque pamper-athon of excess that is the run-up to the Academy Awards is under way.
In 1993, Congress passed a law disallowing tax deductions for compensation in excess of $1 million.
The excess solution wasn't wiped off, so when the tan took effect, dark brown drip marks appeared all over her calves.
But it was only the foolish (who carry everything to excess) of whom this was true.
It is the deficiency, and not the excess of this quality, that is to be feared.
I had cast off all feeling, subdued all anguish to riot in the excess of my despair.
He was reposing in that pathetic condition of optimism induced by excess of fatigue.
A man I have ever thought wore the motley rather from excess, than infirmity, of wit.
late 14c., from Old French exces (14c.) "excess, extravagance, outrage," from Latin excessus "departure, a going beyond the bounds of reason or beyond the subject," from stem of excedere "to depart, go beyond" (see exceed). As an adjective from late 15c.
excess ex·cess (ĭk-sěs', ěk'sěs')
An amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; a surplus.