Verb(1) outdo someone in trickery(2) beat through cleverness and wit
(1) They will be hoping to use the power of two to outfox their rivals.(2) This presents a wonderful opportunity for practical players to surprise and outfox their opponents.(3) They know the best ways to smuggle crib sheets, steal exam papers and generally outfox teachers in a bid to gain glowing report cards, whilst doing no real work.(4) But his practice score shot up after he took a $900 test-preparation course and received some age-old advice on how to outfox the examiners.(5) Yet, his short, quick swing and sharp eye for the strike zone still make him a demanding test for opposing pitchers brave enough to try to outfox him when he's in the batter's box.(6) Everyone who has tried to outfox me has been thwarted.(7) An accomplished Machiavellian, he used his ill-gotten wealth and his powers of patronage to outfox potential opponents and to keep wavering officials in line.(8) You never have to wait very long before one side tries to outfox the other by trotting out what their opponents said back before the power switch: ├ö├ç├┐Aha!├ö├ç├û(9) It seems to me that those of us who are trying to conserve the depleting water supply are being outfoxed by the old, inefficient plumbing that serves most buildings in the city.(10) Usually that's a cue for a fairytale, but yesterday he was outfoxed twice in quick succession.(11) And, now 70, he has turned out for the club ever since, outfoxing many a batsman with those slow left-handers.(12) They certainly outfoxed the Americans on more than one occasion.(13) I never did find out exactly how such a stupid-looking animal had outfoxed a person of my experience and ability.(14) Indeed, in the early decades of such programs, it appeared that the market had been outfoxed .(15) And neither is capable of outfoxing the hard-liners in an interagency power struggle.(16) For it would seem that the wily old fox has finally outfoxed himself by falling prey to an inherent weakness that involves opening his mouth precipitately.
1. outsmart ::
2. outwit ::
3. beat ::
4. overreach ::
5. circumvent ::
Different Formsoutfox, outfoxed, outfoxes, outfoxing
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