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

  Overleap \O`ver*leap"\, v. t. [AS. oferhle['a]pan. See Over,
     and Leap.]
     To leap over or across; hence, to omit; to ignore. "Let me
     o'erleap that custom." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: defeat (oneself) by going too far
      2: jump across or leap over (an obstacle) [syn: vault,
      3: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?";
         "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten" [syn:
         neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out,
         overlook, overleap] [ant: attend to, take to heart]

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