Etymology
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popover (n.)

also pop-over, "light cake," 1859, from pop (v.) + over (adv.). Perhaps so called because it swells over the rim of the tin when baked.

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transit (v.)
Origin and meaning of transit
mid-15c., from Latin transitus, past participle of transire "cross over, go over, pass over, hasten over, pass away," from trans "across, beyond" (see trans-) + ire "to go" (from PIE root *ei- "to go"). Astronomical sense is from 1680s. Related: Transited; transiting.
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overhang (v.)

"impend or hang over," hence "threaten," 1590s, from over- + hang (v.). Related: Overhung; overhanging (by 1560s). Middle English had overhongen "to hang over (something)," late 14c.

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makeover (n.)

also make-over, "change of a person's appearance," especially by hair-styling and cosmetics, by 1981, from phrase make over in sense "to refashion, reconstruct" (1690s); from make (v.) + over (adv.). Make over in the sense of "transfer the title of, convey" is recorded by 1540s.

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overproduction (n.)

also over-production, "excessive production, production of commodities in excess of normal demand," 1822, from over- + production.

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overlong (adv.)

also over-long, mid-13c., "for too long a time," from over- + long (adv.).

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oversensitive (adj.)

also over-sensitive, "excessively sensitive," by 1798, from over- + sensitive. Related: Oversensitively; oversensitiveness.

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rollover (n.)

also roll-over "an overturning," 1945, from the verbal phrase; see roll (v.) + over (adv.).

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overindulge (v.)

also over-indulge, "indulge to excess," 1690s, from over- + indulge. Related: Overindulged; overindulging.

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overcautious (adj.)

also over-cautious, "more cautious than is needful, excessively cautious," 1706, from over- + cautious. Related: Overcautiously; overcautiousness.

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