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verb as in pass

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These clouds, which most closely resemble a nuclear explosion rather than a fire, are a telltale sign of extreme fire behavior, as flames outraced firefighters' attempts to contain them.

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“The hot-pursuit exception justifies warrantless home entry in a narrow class of cases where a suspect tries to thwart a lawful public arrest by outracing an officer to a dwelling,” Rice said.

We can have no warning, I suppose; your ship will outrace the radio beam.

Tom put on a burst of speed, as if attempting to outrace their pursuer.

Another effect of this personal equation of the observers is that the sound-vibrations apparently outrace those of longer period.

And then he and Fred, as well as the twins, settled down to the task of trying to outrace the oncoming squall.

My horse, I knew, could outrace any cayuse of the Sioux band.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outrace, such as: exceed, excel, outdistance, outdo, outgo, and outshine.

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