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excess

view main entry for excessnoun  /ɪkˈses/  /ˈekˌses/ 
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creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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