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Word: outstrip

Definition: outrun; surpass; outdo


Sentences Containing 'outstrip'

All the time, our overfraught hearts are beating at a rate that would far outstrip the fastest gallop of the fastest horses ever foaled.
Bingley and Jane, however, soon allowed the others to outstrip them.
'So my son took, of his own will, and on no compulsion, to the course in which he can always, when it is his pleasure, outstrip every competitor,' she pursued.
But it bade fair to outstrip them; it flew on and on, as a mass of interblending bubbles borne down a rapid stream from the hills.

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