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overcompensate

view main entry for overcompensate verb  /ˌəʊvə(r)ˈkɒmpənˌseɪt/
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overcompensation

  /ˌəʊvə(r)ˌkɒmpənˈseɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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freshet

a rise in the level of a stream or river

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