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  • imp. of outgo.

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  • verb Present participle of outgo.

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Examples

  • As soon as he poised himself in air over the vessel, he let fall the rock upon it; but the craft, having great way on her, outwent the rock, which fell into the sea with a loud crash and a horrible.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And the people saw them departing, and many knew him, and ran afoot thither out of all cities, and outwent them, and came together unto him.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • And the people saw them departing, and many knew him, and ran afoot thither out of all cities, and outwent them, and came together unto him.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • The negro monarch was of much-enduring mind, but these tidings outwent his philosophy.

    Springhaven

  • Lucullus very much outwent him in war being the first Roman who carried an army over Taurus, passed the Tigris, took and burnt the royal palaces of Asia in the sight of the kings, Tigranocerta,

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • And the people saw them departing, and many knew him, and ran afoot thither out of all cities, and outwent them, and came together unto him.

    Mark 6.

  • And already, in independent judgment on the traditional doctrines of the Church, he not only kept pace with Luther but even outwent him.

    Life of Luther

  • And the people saw them departing, and many knew him, and ran afoot thither out of all cities, and outwent them, and came together unto him.

    Jesus of Nazareth, A Biography, by John Mark

  • Crispus was born of an equestrian house, great nephew by a sister to Caius Sallustius, the renowned Roman historian, and by him adopted: the way to the great offices was open to him; but, in imitation of Maecenas, he lived without the dignity of Senator, yet outwent in power many who were distinguished with

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

  • Photius commends his diction, as surpassing that of all other rhetoricians, in perspicuity, elegance, and a pleasing turn of expression, and says, that in the beauty and sweetness of his eloquence, and the copiousness of his arguments in his polemic works against Eunomius, he far outwent the rest who handled the same subjects.

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

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