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  • v. Present participle of outfly.


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  • Admiral Piett signalled from Executor that the moon has been completely incinerated, reducing the likelihood of damage from the kind of outflying debris we saw when we toasted Alderaan.

    Archive 2005-05-08

  • It doesn't matter how good a WWI superpilot superhero superace you are, you ain't outflying a fairdinkum bird of prey.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: The Headless Staffel - Robert J. Hogan

  • Apple-blossoms died quietly in the deep orchard grass, and tiny apples waxed and rounded and ripened and gained stripes of gold and carmine; and the blue eggs broke into young robins, that grew from gaping, yellow-mouthed youth to fledged and outflying maturity.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859

  • Thus the trio sped through the coming of autumn dusk, outflying the fallen leaves that tumbled upon the wind.

    Penrod and Sam

  • Off the bedevilled wretches pranced, and they kicked, they snorted, whinnied, rolled, galloped, outflying the wind, but not the dismal rider.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 2

  • Corso degli Adimari -- the horse with the singular jockey, the contadina with the remarkable hose, and the doctor in lather and spectacles, with furred mantle outflying.


  • Compare that with the iconic Michael Whelan cover showing Lessa in full motorcycle leathers, on the back of properly-scaled Ramoth, fist raised in triumph as she looks back at all the males she’s outflying.

    The problem of the Childlike Empress at SF Novelists

  • The plane of the display is determined by the positions of the supposed Sjandra Kei command vessel, the outflying craft that we contacted directly, and ourselves. "

    A Fire Upon the Deep


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