Definitions

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  • v. To exceed in venom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To exceed in venom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To surpass in venomous or poisonous character.

Etymologies

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out- +‎ venom

Examples

  • As she wrote, she discovered her own passions surmounting those of her father, passions whose existence she had never previously suspected, and out onto the page there soared thundering condemnations and acid verdicts to rival and outvenom his.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • In his diary, Adams fumed that this fabricated tale was "a new form of slander-one of the thousand malicious lies which outvenom all the worms of the Nile, and are circulated in every part of the country in newspapers and pamphlets."

    AmericanHeritage.com

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