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excess

1. Chem a quantity of a reagent that is greater than the quantity required to complete a reaction
2. Commerce payable as a result of previous underpayment
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137) Through its Eighth Amendment jurisprudence, the Court has independently confronted factual questions regarding the excessiveness of a punishment.
Susana Onega's reflection on Anne Michaels' Fugitive Pieces (1996) departs from an illuminating analysis of the relationship between the title's "intertextual complexity, contradictoriness and self-consciousness" and the excessiveness of romance as the most significant formal feature of the novel (212).
It is, then, the unsettling of the body, in all its multiplicity and excessiveness that curiously becomes a project of embodiment and affirmation of agency.
In challenging the constitutionality of punitive damage awards, the Alliance and its associated amici on the brief are asking the court to provide a workable and appropriate test for excessiveness to "protect against excessive and irrational awards.
PIRC said: "There are concerns over the excessiveness of this payment.
In both of these examples, the excessiveness connoted by
Rather, considering the Roman distain for excessiveness in Greek culture (p.
Nevertheless, we note there is a lack of upside in near-term spending from the domestic public and private sectors, which is brought on by the dominance and excessiveness of the country's state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
In elaborating the way McCay's cartoons are in conversation with the conventions of both advertising and window displays, Roeder points out the excessiveness with which McCay employs them as an index of his satirical intent (endless piles of toys, toys falling on the heads of Nemo and his friends like rain); but often it seems as though McCay is rather especially skilled at inculcating patterns of wish-fulfillment in consumers-in-training.
It is only the intoxicating/repellent excessiveness of the artists' aesthetic that propels the viewer, finally, to take a position in relation to the cultural energies amped up in their multimedia environments.
Gianni Buquicchio, president of the Council of Europe's Venice Commission, also praised the Constitutional Court rulings regarding the Twitter and YouTube bans, saying Kyylyyc and other judges of the Constitutional Court had shaped the court in a way that resisted the excessiveness of state bodies.
Specifically, we note that there is a lack of upside in near-term spending from the domestic public and private sectors, which is brought on by the dominance and excessiveness of the country's state-owned enterprises (SOEs).