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  • v. Present participle of outweary.

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Examples

  • He threw himself into his studies with an ardour scarcely credible — devoting twelve hours a day to Hindustani, and outwearying two munshis.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • He threw himself into his studies with an ardour scarcely credible -- devoting twelve hours a day to Hindustani, and outwearying two munshis.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Willoughby in outwearying: she asked herself how much she had gained by struggling: -- every effort seemed to expend her spirit's force, and rendered her less able to get the clear vision of her prospects, as though it had sunk her deeper: the contrary of her intention to make each further step confirm her liberty.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • He threw himself into his studies with an ardour scarcely credible ” devoting twelve hours a day to Hindustani, and outwearying two munshis.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

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  • His light shines on me from above, His low voice speaks within,--

    The patience of immortal love Outwearying mortal sin.

    --John Greenleaf Whittier, 1871, "My Birthday"

    January 28, 2008