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English verb: oversimplify

1. oversimplify (social) simplify to an excessive degree


SamplesDon't oversimplify the problem.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)exaggerate, overdo

2. oversimplify (change) make too simple


SamplesDon't oversimplify the instructions.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)simplify









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