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overreach

verb accroach, annul, cheat, circumvent, deceive, defeat one's own purpose, defeat oneself by overdoing matters, dupe, encroach, exceed, extend beyond, extend over, fool, get the better of, have one's plans backfire, nullify one's gains, offset, outsmart, outwit, overact, overdo, overextend, overshoot, reach beyond, reach over, reach too far, thwart, trick, trip, undermine, undo
Associated concepts: undue influence
See also: betray, impose, intrude
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While the industry is all too familiar with the indirect effects of the market squeeze created by the EPA regulations, underground coal operators are experiencing the federal regulatory overreach directly from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
That was precisely the aspect of the Bush Doctrine that led to the overreach that cost so much in blood and treasure that Nau decries.
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However, the Institute expressed its concern to the Senate Finance Committee that the bill would overreach its target, resulting in a statute so broad, vague and punitive it would have a burdensome effect on normal transactions.
For the most part they are persuasive, but the author does occasionally overreach.
Rather it is the active and willful attempt to overreach our powers.