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Definition of "outwitted" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of outwit. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "outwitted" in a sentence
  • "In the present we have sought to trace as vividly as possible the hurried and various measures consequent upon Cervera's movements; to reproduce, if may be, the perplexities -- the anxieties, perhaps, but certainly not the apprehensions -- of the next ten days, in which, though we did not fear being beaten, we did fear being outwitted, which is to no man agreeable."
  • "I struck her to the heart through her back, and the word 'outwitted' died in her throat."
  • "Jaitley said the government had been "outwitted" in the drafting of the document which was principally an agreement between the US and the BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) group rather than an accord among the 192 countries attending the summit."
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