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Word: outstrip

Definition: outrun; surpass; outdo


Sentences Containing 'outstrip'

'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.
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.
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.
In the European Union, World Pensions Council (WPC) financial economists have also argued that artificially low government bond yield rates induced by QE will have an adverse impact on the underfunding condition of pension funds, since "without returns that outstrip inflation, pension investors face the real value of their savings declining rather than ratcheting up over the next few years".
Operations in Tianjin quickly grew to outstrip those based in Linqing, Shandong Province.

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