outrun

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outrun

verb beat, catch up, catch up with, come up to, edge out, gain on, leave behind, leave standing, outdo, outmaneuver, outpace, outperform, outrange, outreach, outrival, outstrip, overtake, pass, prevail over, win
See also: surpass
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But it is very easy to outrun the sympathy of readers on this topic, which schoolmen called natura naturata, or nature passive.
Unconsciously she had been walking faster and faster, her body trying to outrun her mind; but she was now on the summit of a little hillock of earth which rose above the river and displayed the valley.
Of course, in such an eventuality, I remain to be accounted for; but I outrun my story, and such accounting will be made before I am done.
They continued valiantly to lie, but the truth continued to outrun them.
At the same time, I think it right to warn you that his zeal in your service may possibly outrun his discretion.
Our mere anticipations of life outrun its realities.
The little girl was not to be outrun, and though she panted and turned weird colours, kept by my side and even talked.
Yet we have the weakness to expect the sympathy of people in those actions whose excellence is that they outrun sympathy and appeal to a tardy justice.
She's only sixteen, and she can outrun nine colts out of ten.
I reckon, Abiram, you could glean a living among the grasshoppers: you ar' an active man, and might outrun the nimblest skipper of them all.
It was with a peculiar kind of pantomime that Mr Willet filled up every pause; and in this he was considered by the Black Lion, who had been his familiar for some years, quite to surpass and go beyond himself, and outrun the expectations of his most admiring friends.
In the day's Brace championship, the winner again was JR Griffith with Moss and Roy, each dog dropping 5pts on their outruns to post a final score of 23pts.