overstep

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overstep

[′ō·vər‚step]
(geology)
An overlap characterized by the regular truncation of older units of a complete sedimentary sequence by one or more later units of the sequence.
A stratum deposited on the upturned edges of underlying strata.
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In a desperate attempt to get herself kicked out of camp she oversteps the mark - but her efforts fall flat.
Though clearly when it oversteps the mark we deal with it and issue rebukes.
There have got to be decisions from the referee when the defender oversteps the mark.