Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to revise the following sentences?
All excess is vicious.
It is also in his power to forbear excess in eating and drinking.
excess = immoderation
He began to drink to excess already before his disastrous interfaith marriage.
He is generous to excess.
excess = the state of exceeding what is normal or sufficient
The charge for excess baggage was disgusting. I shall complain.
excess = over, above
I am in an excess of joy.
Last year there was an excess of imports over exports.
Usually I abstain from acting in excess of my rights.
He paid excess of first over third class.
excess = difference
Any excess in payment will be refunded.
To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, to throw a perfume on the violet, . . . is wasteful and ridiculous excess.
That kills me with excess of grief, this with excess of joy.
Be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess.
Thank you for your efforts.
Last edited by sarat_106; 13-Dec-2009 at 05:37.