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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of outmatch.

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Examples

  • The U.S. is no longer the exceptional capitalist economy whose growth performance outmatches all others.

    David Coates: The Strengths and Weaknesses of American Exceptionalism

  • The comment, from an unnamed source quoted in the Washington Post, came in response to a suggestion from Andrew N.D. Yang, Taiwan's vice minister of defense, that the U.S. might sell Taiwan the state-of-the-art F-35, which outmatches every fighter in China's arsenal and could restore Taiwan's old qualitative edge.

    Taiwan Prius Act

  • Sure enough, Alice effortlessly outmatches Jasper, finally swooping up from behind and planting a quick kiss on his neck.

    Twilight Lexicon » Chapter Eighteen – Instruction

  • The usual fighting people who he totally outmatches, then getting played by Luthor.

    Guest Post: T on “How to Treat Superman” | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Welsh climate is so much better than Scotland - it's scenery easily outmatches Scotland - much closer to London than the east coast of Scotland - Wales can win the BIG deal if WAG got up and "KICK ASS".

    Congratulations to Joe as well.

  • In nearly all shooters, the player has a firing rate and bullet or whatever speed that outmatches the enemies' by a factor of ten or more, which makes them playable given how many enemies there are on screen at once, so here the stuck parts are shooting single shots while the main player unit's gun is doing all the work.

    Archive 2004-06-13

  • Al Qaeda's invisibility further adds to the difficulty of deterring this terrorist empire in a nuclear war because it has the guerilla's advantage of surprise attacks, an unparalleled speed and secrecy that thoroughly outmatches America's conventional military.

    Archive 2001-01-01

  • If a modern domestic complication breaks out, the current gossip outmatches it by the entanglements in the

    David Lannarck, Midget An Adventure Story

  • We read about the great general, -- never greater than in that last emergency, -- showing resources of genius that seem almost infinite, and that assuredly have never been surpassed, yet vanquished, yielding to the power of circumstances, to the combined force of adversaries each of whom singly he outmatches in strength, and all of whom together he surpasses in majesty and in mind.

    Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American

  • We read about the great general, —never greater than in that last emergency, —showing resources of genius that seem almost infinite, and that assuredly have never been surpassed, yet vanquished, yielding to the power of circumstances, to the combined force of adversaries each of whom singly he outmatches in strength, and all of whom together he surpasses in majesty and in mind.

    John Milton (1859)

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