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overleap

[oh-ver-leep] /ˌoʊ vərˈlip/
verb (used with object), overleaped or overleapt, overleaping.
1.
to leap over or across:
to overleap a fence.
2.
to overreach (oneself) by leaping too far:
to overleap oneself with ambition.
3.
to pass over or omit:
to overleap important steps and reach erroneous conclusions.
4.
Archaic. to leap farther than; outleap.
Origin of overleap
900
before 900; Middle English overlepen, Old English oferhlēapan. See over-, leap
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