outgeneral

VERB
  1. surpass in generalship
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How To Use outgeneral In A Sentence

  • My gentleman gives the law where he is; he will outpray saints in chapel, outgeneral veterans in the field, and outshine all courtesy in the hall. XII. Essays. Manners. 1844
  • For two or three days and nights they managed to outgeneral all their adversaries, and succeeded bravely in making the best of their way to a Free State. The Underground Railroad A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-Breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom, As Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Auth
  • But then Broussard would come back to the real business of the matter -- outgeneralling Betty at Fort Blizzard
  • Three years had now gone by since Metellus Pius and his eight legions had arrived in Further Spain, three years which had seen Sertorius outgeneral and outthink him. Fortune's Favorites
  • He had spent four hundred dollars in recovering one third of the stolen money, and had suffered the thief to outgeneral him. The Mystery of Monastery Farm
  • But the British were outnumbered, outgeneraled and outmaneuvered.
  • They had seen those young gladiators from the rival towns lock horns, and struggle excitedly for supremacy upon the flat gridiron marked stretch of ground, cheering for one or the other side without prejudice, as their fancy chanced to dictate; but that was not like feeling the brunt of a rush, or trying to outgeneral a swiftly running player with the ball, heading for a touchdown. Jack Winters' Gridiron Chums
  • Before he came to us De Malet was military commandant at Oran, and it was there that he did one of his best strokes -- outgeneralling a camel-driver from Tangier, one of those thorough-paced Moorish rascals of whom the saying goes, 'Two Maltese to a Jew, and three Jews to a Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878
  • The note she had mailed to her niece was the first advance she had made toward any human being within her memory; and this was not the cry of a dependent but rather the first link in a plot to outgeneral circumstances and place the future within her own control. The Wall Between
  • He took over just before the first major offensive in 1950 and was outgeneralled.
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