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over-correct

  • verb make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
    overcompensate.
WordNet

politically correct

  • adjective exhibiting political correctness
WordNet

To stand corrected

  • to be set right, as after an error in a statement of fact. Wycherley.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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