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 for overzealous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Overzealous \O"ver*zeal"ous\, a.
     Too zealous.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion
             to a cause or idea; "rabid isolationist" [syn: fanatic,
             fanatical, overzealous, rabid]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  88 Moby Thesaurus words for "overzealous":
     accident-prone, at fever pitch, balking, balky, bigoted, breakneck,
     bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, careless, case-hardened,
     delirious, desperate, devil-may-care, dogged, dogmatic,
     extravagant, extreme, extremist, fanatic, fanatical, febrile,
     feverish, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, furious, haggard,
     hardheaded, harum-scarum, hasty, headlong, headstrong, hectic,
     hotheaded, hurried, hysteric, impetuous, infatuated, inordinate,
     insane, intolerant, irrational, mad, mulish, obstinate,
     opinionated, overanxious, overdesirous, overdevout, overeager,
     overenthusiastic, overreligious, overrighteous, perfervid,
     persevering, pertinacious, pigheaded, precipitant, precipitate,
     precipitous, rabid, reckless, restive, sanctimonious, self-willed,
     set, slap-bang, slapdash, stiff-necked, strong-willed,
     strongheaded, stubborn, sulky, sullen, tenacious, ultrareligious,
     ultrazealous, uncooperative, unreasonable, unregenerate, wanton,
     wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking, willful, zealotic, zealous

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