[oh-ver-sel] /ˌoʊ vərˈsɛl/
verb (used with object), oversold, overselling.
to more of (a stock, product, etc.) than can be delivered.
to sell aggressively, as by using high-pressure merchandising techniques.
to emphasize the good points of excessively and to a self-defeating extent:
She so oversold the picnic that I became convinced I’d have a better time at the movies.
verb (used without object), oversold, overselling.
to sell something aggressively.
to make extreme claims for something or someone.
verb -sells, -selling, -sold
(transitive) to sell more of (a commodity) than can be supplied
to use excessively aggressive methods in selling (commodities)
(transitive) to exaggerate the merits of
[oh-ver-sen-si-tiv] /ˈoʊ vərˈsɛn sɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. excessively or unduly . /ˌəʊvəˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ adjective 1. excessively responsive to or aware of feelings, reactions, etc
[sen-si-tahyz] /ˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪz/ verb (used with object), sensitized, sensitizing. 1. to render . 2. Photography. to render (a film or the like) sensitive to light or other forms of radiant energy. 3. Immunology. to render sensitive to an antigenic substance. verb (used without object), sensitized, sensitizing. 4. to become sensitized. /ˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz/ verb 1. to make […]
[sen-tuh-men-tl] /ˌsɛn təˈmɛn tl/ adjective 1. expressive of or appealing to , especially the tender emotions and feelings, as love, pity, or nostalgia: a sentimental song. 2. pertaining to or dependent on : We kept the old photograph for purely sentimental reasons. 3. weakly emotional; mawkishly susceptible or tender: the sentimental Victorians. 4. characterized by […]
[sen-tuh-men-tal-i-tee] /ˌsɛn tə mɛnˈtæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural sentimentalities. 1. the quality or state of being or excessively . 2. an instance of being . 3. a act, gesture, expression, etc. /ˌsɛntɪmɛnˈtælɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the state, quality, or an instance of being sentimental 2. an act, statement, etc, that is sentimental n. 1768, […]