Thesaurus / outwit
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Realizing the folly of any further attempts to outwit the half-breed, Helen rode silently on.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
It would make the Indians tricky and overbearing, he said, if they thought they could outwit the whites so easily.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Here was a woman's revenge, to bait, to charm, to spurn; and then to outwit him!
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
Peachum then intends to outwit me in this Affair; but Ill be even with him.
THE BEGGAR'S OPERAJOHN GAY
Something must be done, and quickly, Tharn realized, were he to outwit those whose feet were even now pounding on the stairs.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
The Princess saw that her only hope was to outwit the fox, and she immediately thought of a plan to gain her end.
EDMUND DULACS FAIRY-BOOKEDMUND DULAC
I think they are going to attempt to take us by surprise, but by the aid of the Prophet we will outwit them.
But now it recognizes opposition, an effort to outwit it due to your switching the pattern of imitation.
THE 4-D DOODLERGRAPH WALDEYER
At last the two animals held a council together to decide what to do, whether to emigrate or to attempt to outwit their enemy.
JAPANESE FAIRY WORLDWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
The motor-car was another immense enlargement of liberty—and license; it was so easy to outstrip pursuit and outwit espionage.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
WORDS RELATED TO OUTWIT
- foul up
- give the slip
- hold up
- louse up
- play off
- take down
- take wind out of
- upset one's apple cart
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