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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overreaching, vaultingadjective

    revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights

    "vaulting ambition"

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overreaching in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overreaching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of overreaching in a Sentence

  1. Walter E. Williams:

    Liberalism is a moral manipulation that exaggerates inequity and unfairness in American life in order to justify overreaching public policies and programs. Liberalism undermines the spirit of self-help and individual responsibility. For liberals in academia, the fact that black college students earn lower grades and have a higher dropout rate than any group besides reservation Indians means that blacks remain stymied and victimized by white racism. Thus, their push for affirmative action and other race-based programs is to assuage their guilt and shame for America’s past by having people around with black skin color. The heck with the human being inside that skin.

  2. George F. Will, Statecraft as Soulcraft:

    Americans are overreachers; overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.

  3. Cindy Kirchhofer:

    I feel this is government overreaching.

  4. Jennifer Levi:

    To characterize( the administration's position) as extraordinary or overreaching shows a complete misunderstanding of what these agencies do.

  5. House Democrats only:

    If they refuse, they are subject to being subpoenaed and compelled to testify under oath, this issue should not be partisan; under the Constitution, Congress is a co-equal branch of government and must be protected from an overreaching executive, and we expect that our Republican colleagues will join us in getting to the bottom of this serious matter.

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