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  • n. Plural form of outgoer.

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Examples

  • But if the neocons in Israel are anything like the neocons in the U.S., if the purge occurred, the incomers were less competent than the outgoers, because in radical movements, adherence to the cause is much more important to advancement than competence at the job.

    The Invasion | ATTACKERMAN

  • Lacedaemonian troops stood lining the road on both sides, beginning from the gates, and watched the outgoers; and with their spears in their hands, in spite of bitter hatred, kept aloof from them with less difficulty than the Mantineans of the better classes themselves — a weighty testimony to the power of Spartan discipline, be it said.

    Hellenica

  • This is partly because, when you put the two together, Britain has more incomers than outgoers, and thus a net inflow of population.

    Goodbye England

  • In the early 1990s, incomers and outgoers were roughly in balance.

    Goodbye England

  • The outgoers looked at Arnold curiously as he made his way among them in

    The Path of a Star

  • The road was divided into separate ways for footmen, for men on horses, and men in chariots; and those again into separate ways for outgoers and incomers.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • Homefarers and outgoers jostled Curly on the narrow stone sidewalk.

    Heart of the West [Annotated]

  • Lacedaemonian troops stood lining the road on both sides, beginning from the gates, and watched the outgoers; and with their spears in their hands, in spite of bitter hatred, kept aloof from them with less difficulty than the Mantineans of the better classes themselves -- a weighty testimony to the power of Spartan discipline, be it said.

    Hellenica

  • Yet a process which presents us with the vision of about 150 rueful outgoers from comfortable livelihoods in one University, met at the doors by as many radiant comers-in, can have been no unimportant incident, even in a national revolution.

    The Life of John Milton Volume 3 1643-1649

  • What became of all the rueful outgoers is a question that might interest us yet.

    The Life of John Milton Volume 3 1643-1649

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