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verb as in outwit

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Adelson outmaneuvered several competitors to win one of two coveted slots for new casinos.

However, as flattering as it would be to conclude that our small team outmaneuvered one of the most powerful companies in history, that seems farfetched.

Agholor outmaneuvered cornerback Byron Jones to make the catch, perhaps getting away with a slight push-off, and then weaved his way through the secondary to the end zone.

Paired with existing stopgaps, that could be what it takes to outmaneuver the powerful germ—no sci-fi cure-alls required.

Instead, I’m going to see how you’re trying to outmaneuver me and respond accordingly.

But emotional reactions spawned by the “fill in the blanks” theory can often outmaneuver that sense of doubt.

But that means he will have to outmaneuver a president determined to avenge the shellacking that handed Boehner the gavel.

They tried to outmaneuver him; he stepped back to his former spot, catching his breath and digging frantically for his knife.

His only real chance now was to outrun or outmaneuver the marauders.

No—they must hang onto the girl's ship and outmaneuver the others.

They have that death ray, but it's not quite as deadly as we might have feared, solely because our ships could outmaneuver them.

In any game from stud-poker to marketing mining stock Mr. Wingfield can outwit, outmaneuver and outgeneral a hundred like "Larry."

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outmaneuver, such as: outdo, outsmart, overtake, defeat, exceed, and excel.

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