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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To surpass in debating or disputing verbally.

Usage examples (11)
  • Verb (used with object), : That man could outargue the devil himself
  • "I expect St. Paul ran into a woman who could outargue him, too, " I said, not without sympathy.
  • I have never been sure if so many churchmen disliked Arthur because he granted them so few privileges, or because he could outargue them at need.
  • The aliens finally made up their minds, or else one group was able to outargue the other, for they converged upon a door directly opposite the ramp. for more
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