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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of outwear.

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Examples

  • Its an amazing literary conceit and sociological speculation that Walton makes work in a short novel that never outwears its welcome.

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  • Urban body is the men's fashion store for you: there you can find a great quantity of new clothes, outwears, shirts, underwear, demin and accessories for the urban life at a very interesting price.

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  • The babe in pain cries to his mother; the man in his maturity may outgrow the susceptibility to tears, but he never outwears the want of

    The Yoke A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt

  • The first cost is greater, but it outwears muslin or linen.

    Textiles and Clothing

  • "An observant eye is better than a yearning ear, and patience outwears curiosity!"

    Caves of Terror

  • "Love is the greatest Amulet that makes this world a garden: and 'Hope comes to all' outwears the accidents of life; and reaches with tremulous hands beyond the grave and Death."

    The Great Amulet

  • How the world gives and takes away, and brings sweethearts near only to separate them again into distant and strange lands; but to love is the great amulet which makes the world a garden; and 'hope, which comes to all,' outwears the accidents of life, and reaches with tremulous hand beyond the grave and death.

    Travels With A Donkey In The Cevennes

  • How the world gives and takes away, and brings sweethearts near only to separate them again into distant and strange lands; but to love is the great amulet which makes the world a garden; and 'hope, which comes to all,' outwears the accidents of life, and reaches with tremulous hand beyond the grave and death.

    Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

  • How the world gives and takes away, and brings sweethearts near only to separate them again into distant and strange lands; but to love is the great amulet which makes the world a garden; and 'hope, which comes to all,' outwears the accidents of life, and reaches with tremulous hand beyond the grave and death.

    The Pocket R.L.S., being favourite passages from the works of Stevenson

  • How the world gives and takes away, and brings sweethearts near only to separate them again into distant and strange lands; but to love is the great amulet which makes the world a garden; and "hope, which comes to all," outwears the accidents of life, and reaches with tremulous hand beyond the grave and death.

    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 1 (of 25)

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