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verb as in outflank

verb as in stump

verb as in checkmate

verb as in have


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Example Sentences

Ferdinands respect was reserved for Henry, whom he could not cheat at all, or even out-wit, which is not quite the same thing.

I have walked the night through, in the old abbey field, planning how I could out-wit him, and win men's respect in spite of him.

Many civilizations try to out wit fate, but they cannot, and in the end they do its bidding.

"Get out wit' ye, the two of yez, an' lave her to me," she whispered.

Nay, the ambitious make it a point of honour upon such an occasion, to show that they can out-wit the devils.

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On this page you'll find 1005 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to out-wit, such as: betray, cheat, deceive, defraud, delude, and dupe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.