To defeat (oneself or one's purpose) by going too far.(verb-transitive)
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Use "overleap" in a sentence
"“So perish whoever else shall overleap my battlements,” he cried, according to Livy.111 It is an old story—and a new story, as Mumford indicates."
"Both show how women can overleap the traditional bonds imposed on them."
"In this way, the U.S. can overleap the entrenched inequalities and make use of preexisting intellectual and social capital."