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overexcite

[oh-ver-ik-sahyt] /ˌoʊ vər ɪkˈsaɪt/
verb (used with object), overexcited, overexciting.
1.
to excite too much.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; over- + excite
Related forms
overexcitable, adjective
overexcitability, noun
overexcitably, adverb
overexcitement, noun
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  • Once introduced to the vacuum cleaner, its mechanical nature may overexcite him and cause him to proceed with inappropriate haste.

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