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Origin of overkill
Examples from the Web for overkill
Do you tell [people] the shocking truth -- that he was practically cut in half from the overkill of ammo fired into his body?
While we may have reached peak Downey here, his gift for gab—even under the most dire of circumstances—never seems like overkill.‘Iron Man 3,’ Starring Robert Downey Jr., Is Loud, Quippy, Ridiculous Fun|Marlow Stern|May 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She denied that the 10 days of constant attacks amounted to overkill.
The same would apply to Democratic spending, too, of course, but the Democrats are less likely to hit the point of overkill.
At a certain point, political experts started to wonder whether it was overkill, as Gingrich started dropping in the polls.Mitt Romney Defends Florida Spending, Says It ‘Served Me Well’|Lois Romano|January 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST