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synonyms for one-up

  • angle
  • beguile
  • bluff
  • exploit
  • finagle
  • finesse
  • jockey
  • maneuver
  • manipulate
  • operate
  • play
  • play games
  • pull strings
  • pull wires
  • rig
  • wangle
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How to use one-up in a sentence

Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He alludes to it as one of their evil customs and used by them to produce insensibility.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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