verb (used with object)
to tax too heavily.
to make too great demands on.

1640–50; over- + tax

overtaxation, noun
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overtax (ˌəʊvəˈtæks)
1.  to tax too heavily
2.  to impose too great a strain on

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Example sentences
If you overtax the resources of any area you're asking for trouble.
Some are too ambitious melodically and overtax the musician's ability to give
  them the lift they need.
These items can overtax or destroy the biological digestion taking place within
  your system.
They may also overtax your users' short-term memory.
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