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overhit

[¦ō·vər¦hit]
(ordnance)
To hit a target with more destructive force than necessary to accomplish the desired amount of damage.
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He passed the ball well - never more so than the sweeping delivery which released Bryan Oviedo to massively overhit a second-half cross.
On 22 minutes Ainley hit a post direct from a corner, and then slightly overhit a through ball to Bowery as the visitors seized the initiative.
JOSH MEEKINGS 6 Overhit pass led to Sinclair goal but fought his corner admirably.
Houston looked dead and buried when his overhit iron landed well beyond the green on the first playoff hole, before an expert chip to within a matter of inches kept him in contention.
Spectators then saw O'Connell, star of hit TV sitcom Mrs Brown's Boys, grimace as he overhit a shot into the crowd - with the golf ball even bouncing o a press photographer's Spectators then saw O'Connell, star of hit TV sitcom Mrs Brown's Boys, grimace as he overhit a shot into the crowd - with the golf ball even bouncing o a press photographer's lens.
Nadal quickly seized the advantage to get to set point, and Dimitrov lost the set with an overhit forehand off a net cord.
Midway through the first half, Wales opened the scoring when Jack Britton (Pembroke College) forced an overhit back pass from Nathan Tidmarsh which eluded keeper Ryan Scott.
Woods dropped out of the lead with a double-bogey at the 12th, where he overhit the green to the left and needed two chip shots from tangly rough to reach the green before missing a 12-foot putt, but he swiftly recovered.
The gap in experience showed at the start as Tsonga's first serve deserted him in the fourth game, and the Frenchman overhit back-to-back forehands to go 3-1 down.
Saeed Al Katheri may well have made it 2-0 for Al Wahda after he attempted a lob from outside the box on 33 minutes after a neat supply from Eisa Ahmad, but he overhit the effort to see it arc a yard too far.
In the 20th minute, Miller's attempt to find the marauding McGugan was just overhit as the visitor's dominance continued.
He overhit a pass to Anelka, but it found Malouda outside the box, who ignored Torres' run and instead shot powerfully into the top corner.