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"[In] Tamburlaine, a play in two parts, ... Marlowe’s inspired choice for his hero was Timur (c.  1330–  1405), a  Turkic‑ Mongol Muslim warlord and founder of the Timurid dynasty... He is transformed into a lowly Scythian shepherd, a brilliant orator and charismatic overreacher who delights in humbling the mighty, whatever their beliefs, and whose ceaseless and apparently amoral appetite for conquest simultaneously appalled and enthralled the Elizabethan audience." (Jerry Brotton, This Orient Isle- Elizabethan England and the Islamic World)

What does "overreacher" mean here? 

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