Example sentences for: overkill

How can you use “overkill” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And then there will be the McDonald's Harry Potter Magic Happy Meals, the CD-ROMS, the cut-rate knock-offs, and the other excrescences of kid-culture overkill.

  • The overkill is particularly obvious when both pieces etch the same details.

  • In true newspaper overkill fashion, the piece backs this up by consulting Cynde Watson, national makeup artist for Bobbi Brown Essentials, and Steven Zdatny, a historian at West Virginia University specializing in the aesthetics and politics of hair.

  • Mild criticisms come from Capitol Gang 's Robert Novak, who says Kennedy was a "celebrity, not a public figure," and from Late Edition 's Tucker Carlson, who says media overkill has given the story a cynical edge.

  • Skeptics suggested that the overkill of millennium hoopla was actually the greatest threat to our collective sanity.


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