outstrip

Part of speech: verb

To outrun; go beyond; escape.

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Usage examples "outstrip":

  1. " He can outstrip the red deer," said Cona'n. - "Irish Fairy Tales", James Stephens.
  2. Other men of less ability, but with more tact, soon outstrip him in the race for public favor. - "The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms", John A. Cone.
  3. They outstrip the carriage; but now all alight. - "A Heart-Song of To-day", Annie Gregg Savigny.