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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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It's excessively awkward to mention it now-- As I think I've already remarked.
And so Patty told me, and I was excessively shocked indeed
However, I don't think her hardly at all handsomer than you, I assure you; for I think you both excessively pretty, and so does Mr.
Three years ago the Admiral, my honoured uncle, bought a cottage at Twickenham for us all to spend our summers in; and my aunt and I went down to it quite in raptures; but it being excessively pretty, it was soon found necessary to be improved, and for three months we were all dirt and confusion, without a gravel walk to step on, or a bench fit for use.
The thing was absurd: the air of the town would be certain to disagree with him, and with me as a nurse; the late hours and London habits would not suit me under such circumstances; and altogether he assured me that it would be excessively troublesome, injurious, and unsafe.
Levin had long before made the observation that when one is uncomfortable with people from their being excessively amenable and meek, One is apt very soon after to find things intolerable from their touchiness and irritability.
Very true, my love," said Miss Emmerson, excessively gratified to hear her niece praise the youth; "it is the surest test of courage when men behave with presence of mind in novel situations.
Miss Emmerson saw that something had hurt her feelings excessively, and that it was something she would not reveal.
This latter form seemed to please him best; -- perhaps because it involved the least risk; for Dammit had become excessively parsimonious.
He was excessively lively -- so much so that I entertained I know not what of uneasy suspicion.
Well now, I think we had better turn back; I am excessively tired.
Mary is good-natured enough in many respects," said she; "but she does sometimes provoke me excessively, by her nonsense and pride-- the Elliot pride.