Many authors are lauded for successfully capturing the zeitgeist but Zweig outdid them all.
After an uproar that outdid any cases Monti ever had involving only humans, the case was eventually dropped.
If Reinhart managed to do anything, he outdid actor James Denton in the uncomfortable witness category.
In Borgia's time the Curia outdid itself, and Borgia led the way.
So they outdid one another in the hope of reinstating themselves.
This serenity of the one who was, after all, chief mourner, made her feel it would be ridiculous if she outdid Lucy in grief.
In the 1601 Mark Twain outdid himself in the Elizabethan field.
With characteristic thoroughness Fox outdid the most complete Smart in the elegance of his dress.
But the blue waves were the heavier; in mass alone they outdid the grey.
I replied to him by declaring my faith in freedom and soon he outdid me in this, as in other domains.