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Word: outwit

Definition: outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly


Sentences Containing 'outwit'

Being coerced to mention his profession, Satie, lacking any recognisable professional occupation, presented himself as a "gymnopaedist", supposedly in an attempt to outwit the director.
But she proves to be unusually resourceful, and with her companion's assistance, manages to outwit the enemy and save the day.
He must outwit the High Prince Roelstra in order to protect his vast lands and to maintain peace throughout the world.
In the initial game and its first few expansions, the only power grids were Energy, Fighting, and Strength, but in the DC Overpower Expansion Set, Intellect was introduced as the fourth type; it was needed for some of the DC characters, like Lex Luthor, whose main advantage was not their fighting or strength, or their powerful weaponry, but rather their ability to outwit their opponents.
Such is the universal law, which no man can ever outwit, and with regard to the railroad even we may say it is as broad as it is long.
With Arthur's dodgy schemes, the duo encounter undesirable underworld figures, many of whom Arthur deals with and many of whom turn nasty, leaving Terry to fight and outwit their way out of trouble.
Writer Roger Stern resolved this by having Pym outwit Egghead and defeated the latest incarnation of the Masters of Evil single-handedly, and proved his innocence.

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