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Allergic reactions to the coronavirus vaccine are rare and far outweighed by the benefits.

I don’t think taking another gap year would outweigh future earnings for me, but I know people had to make that tough decision.

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The value of the early implant will be enormous and outweigh the risks, is his take.

The senior knew he may never play for his new team, but the chance to prove himself on a big stage outweighed the uncertainty.

In the long run, I believe the benefits will far outweigh the costs, especially if we care about helping people who have been struggling for a very long time.

Prevalence depends on context, and sometimes unique advantages outweigh the genetic costs.

They outnumber and may even outweigh all other forms of life.

Still, given the lethal nature of Ebola, many believe the potential benefits far outweigh the risk.

But the risks of eating clay outweigh the purported benefits.

Caulkins suggests that the current failures of prohibition are “overstated” and that the benefits may outweigh the costs.

If the reasons in favour of sobriety seem to him to outweigh the reasons in favour of drink, he will keep sober.

Nor did the safety of the state, which would outweigh all such considerations, require the step.

Nevertheless the comfort of an employer ought not to outweigh justice to an employee.

That money and the honor he could acquire must have been tempting to the waif, but it did not outweigh his human sympathy.

Still, he could not believe that her desire for revenge would outweigh all her maternal feelings.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outweigh, such as: cancel out, counterbalance, eclipse, exceed, offset, and overcome.

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