[oh-ver-sohld] /ˌoʊ vərˈsoʊld/
simple past tense and past participle of .
marked by prices considered unjustifiably low because of heavy and extensive selling:
The stock market is oversold.
[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-suh-lis-i-tuh s] /ˈoʊ vər səˈlɪs ɪ təs/ adjective 1. too : oversolicitous concerning one’s health.
[oh-ver-ree-akt] /ˌoʊ vər riˈækt/ verb (used without object) 1. to or respond more strongly than is necessary or appropriate. /ˌəʊvərɪˈækt/ verb 1. (intransitive) to react excessively to something overreact o·ver·re·act (ō’vər-rē-ākt’) v. o·ver·re·act·ed, o·ver·re·act·ing, o·ver·re·acts To react with unnecessary or inappropriate force, emotional display, or violence.
[oh-ver-reech] /ˌoʊ vərˈritʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to or extend over or beyond: The shelf overreached the nook and had to be planed down. 2. to go beyond, as a thing aimed at or sought: an arrow that had overreached the target. 3. to stretch to excess, as by a straining effort: to overreach […]
[spek-yuh-leyt] /ˈspɛk yəˌleɪt/ verb (used without object), speculated, speculating. 1. to engage in thought or reflection; meditate (often followed by on, upon, or a clause). 2. to indulge in conjectural thought. 3. to engage in any business transaction involving considerable risk or the chance of large gains, especially to buy and sell commodities, stocks, etc., […]