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  • v. Present participle of outrival.

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Examples

  • It seems that in richness of dress Philadelphia led the colonial world, even outrivaling the expenditure of the wealthy Virginia planters for this item.

    Woman's Life in Colonial Days

  • The eruption of Mont Pelée and the destruction of the town of St. Pierre, in 1902, over 30,000 people being killed in the space of three seconds, was one of the most tragic disasters of history, and the ruins of St. Pierre are today the most astounding ruins that the world contains of so vast and terrible a calamity, outrivaling those of

    Plotting in Pirate Seas

  • Stockmen hate the coyote with an intensity that they show toward no other animal, and with good reason, for the coyote meets them on a more equal footing than other beasts, his strategy outrivaling that of men.

    The Yellow Horde

  • The railway had come and was outrivaling the canal.

    The Canadian Dominion; a chronicle of our northern neighbor

  • He saw His royal court outrivaling that of Solomon, and becoming the center of the world.

    Mystic Christianity

  • The C.G.I. is very apt to be converted at the first revival, outrivaling all other "seekers," and when warm weather comes, falling from grace and dropping easily into scofferdom.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Scientists

  • Niccolo Piccini, who was not less than fifty years of age when he left Naples for the purpose of outrivaling Gluck, was born at Bari, in the kingdom of Naples, in 1728.

    The Great Italian and French Composers

  • There, the ice-fields are an agglomeration of hummocks and icebergs, massed in wild confusion, often towering higher than the masts of the largest whalers, and from the instability of their foundations liable to an instantaneous loss of equilibrium; a breath of wind, a slight modification of the temperature, not unfrequently serving to bring about a series of changes outrivaling the most elaborate transformation scenes of a pantomime.

    Off on a Comet

  • In the autumn of this year, Charles XII., escaped from Turkey, where he had performed pranks outrivaling Don Quixote, and had finally been held a prisoner.

    The Empire of Russia

  • a series of changes outrivaling the most elaborate transformation scenes of a pantomime.

    Off on a Comet! a Journey through Planetary Space

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