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By dint of imposture, he outwits them; yet, in consequence of his miracles and illusions, he at length discovers himself.

Nothing it can do to us, nothing that can happen to it, outwits us—at least more than a few hundred years at a time.

The expedient by which Ulysses outwits Polyphemus in the Odyssey by calling himself ουτις is clearly of the same order.

Proverbially such acts belong to a policy that outwits itself.

The examples in which the husband, on the other hand, outwits the wife are few.


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On this page you'll find 97 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outwits, such as: baffle, bamboozle, beat, bewilder, cap, and cheat.

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