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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Make excessive corrections for fear of making an error.

Usage examples (24)
  • Verb (used with object) : The native guide corrected our pronunciation. The new glasses corrected his eyesight. ,The teacher corrected the examination papers....
  • Adjective : a correct answer. ,correct behavior
  • The counter-phobic tend to over-correct by blurting.
  • Gosh, if you're on the edge of the abyss, you sure wouldn't want to over-correct! for more
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