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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of out-general.

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Examples

  • He acted with decision, moved with energy, out-generaled his opponents, and his armies began to win.

    Champlain's Dream

  • She simply disguised herself, and by deception and a thorough knowledge of man's nature, mixed up with a shrewd business tact, completely out-generaled her dear papa-in-law, gained her revenge, and by a sagacious artifice protected herself from the possible consequences of her folly and from future punishment by persuading Judah to give her, as a pledge of his good faith, "his signet and bracelets and staff."

    Fair to Look Upon

  • Bragg's friends declare that he forced Rosecrans to the position; his enemies, that Rosecrans first out-generaled him and then laid himself open to destruction, while Bragg took no advantage of the situation.

    Four Years in Rebel Capitals An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death

  • Captain Canon out-generaled and out-managed Captain Leathers.

    Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi

  • Although woefully battered, out-generaled, and outplayed, beaten by a 13 to 0 score,

    Over the Line

  • He had been out-generaled, vanquished and insulted by a skunk,

    The Black Phantom

  • For France to be now outnumbered in this theater of the war is strong evidence of her also being out-generaled.

    Paris War Days Diary of an American

  • He had frightened and beaten Banks out of the Shennandoah Valley, had routed Fremont, and so entangled and out-generaled Seigle that he was glad to put the Potomac between himself and this silent, mysterious, and indefatigable chieftain, who oftened prayed before battle and fought with a Bible in one hand and

    History of Kershaw's Brigade

  • He was angry with the warrior from Manataj for having so far out-generaled and out-fought the men from Manator.

    The Chessmen of Mars

  • The latter departed, furious, with an uncomfortable feeling of having been out-generaled; and once a good Irishman and true has undergone that humiliation it is

    Cappy Ricks Retires

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