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- verb transitive, rare To
surpassin apparently nicebehaviour; to make oneself seem nicer than.
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When it was over two hours later, here is how the reporters, not the columnists, of the New York Times described the showdown: “Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama sat side by side here Thursday, sharing a night of smiles, friendly eye-catching and gentle banter … It was almost as if the battle was to see which of them could outnice the other.”