an excess of tolerance
add an excess of acid
See in excess of
See to excess
an excess fare for a railway journey
"Moderation is a fatal thing.Nothing succeeds like excess"
"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful"
"In excess, craving and revulsion alternate"
"The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom"
"Too many cooks spoil the broth"
"You can have too much of a good thing"
A lucrative offer, believed to be far in excess of any other manager's wage in Britain, has failed to convince Wenger.Glasgow Herald (2001)
For Scotland this trade was estimated last year to be worth in excess of £60m.Glasgow Herald (2001)
I do not know what excess profit means, "Barclays chief executive, Mr Matthew Barrett, told the committee last week.Irish Times (2002)
It is a poor substitute for a thorough assessment of the causes of an individual's excess weight.WHY CAN'T I LOSE WEIGHT: Is Your Weight Gain a Symptom of a Hidden Health Problem? (2002)
It is preferable to land transfer for distances in excess of 25 miles.Irish Times (2002)
Recently restored to provide in excess of 5000 sq ft of living accommodation.Country Life (2004)
Some were simply unconscious, sprawled on the furniture, undone by excess.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
The gleaming gold of her hair had been gathered in a braid that wreathed her head, with the excess spilling down her back.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
They were cocooned, however, in garments of papal excess , layer upon gilded layer.EVERVILLE (2001)