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

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Examples

  • She is "one of the rare examples of a female protagonist in pulp adventure stories," Mr. Penzler notes, and is indeed quite a girl, capable of swimming naked from a wrecked ship and outwitting and outfighting her father's dastardly enemies.

    The Case of the Missing Adventure Story

  • The big question now is, do the 49ers have a QB on their roster — Shaun Hill, Alex Smith or Damon Huard — who can take advantage of Crabtree's skills, which include awesome run-after-catch ability and a penchant for outfighting defensive backs for most balls.

    Draft analysis: Jets trade up to No. 5 to select Mark Sanchez

  • Sixty-seven per cent of the Iraqi population lives in urban areas and much of the conflict of the past six years has been focused within cities, in contrast to the rural outfighting in Afghanistan.

    James Denselow: Cracks Show as U.S. Leaves Iraq Cities

  • Am I missing something, or did she successfully push through a national program after her health plan failed due to secrecy, infighting and outfighting and inability to have various group meet and reach a consensus and change how health care is delivered for the people!

    Blogtalk: The Power Resignation - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Sharpe is a "Johnny Jump-up," a person with no family, no background, no breeding who keeps getting promoted over the heads of his betters doing the unforgiveable---outfighting them.

    O'er the hills and far away

  • At Austerlitz, the greatest of all the Emperor's victories so far, Marshal Soult had covered himself with glory, far outfighting Marshal Bernadotte who, nevertheless, was now Prince of Ponte Corvo.

    Sharpe's Havoc

  • He won as much by intimidating the enemy as by outfighting them.

    Advance and Retreat

  • In this he threw away half his chance of winning, but he knew if he was to win at all it was with the outfighting that remained to him.

    THE MEXICAN

  • As for outrunning or outfighting you—even given your engines and armaments, we might have a surprise or so for you.

    Dark Mirror

  • After a shaky opening, Napoleon demonstrated all his old talents at both the strategical and tactical levels, and ended by outmaneuvering and outfighting two superior opponents.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

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