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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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A few moments later, a Liverpool attack appeared to have amounted to nothing when an overhit cross drifted out of play.
Anderson got down the right and his overhit cross was picked up on the left by Ellis Iandolo, who returned the ball to the box where Richards was under no pressure as he guided the ball home.
The goal camein freakish circumstancesfrom a Royals perspective, with the hosts failing to clear their lines effectively after an overhit pass by Chris Gunter was met by a heavy touch from Joey van den Berg.
It took until the 12th minute for Boro to even mount a serious attack as Britt Assombalonga chased what looked an overhit Adam Clayton ball towards the flag and squared for Martin Braithwaite to drill wide.
Asked what he felt like when Burgess overhit his kick-off, Wane responded: "Running on to the pitch and punching him.
Overhit balls to Barrow, passed to Adam as he hit the post and lost ball on attack that led to Arnautovic's woodwork shot before seemingly coming down with illness.
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.
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.
Nadal quickly seized the advantage to get to set point, and Dimitrov lost the set with an overhit forehand off a net cord.
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.