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outleap

[out-leep] /ˌaʊtˈlip/
verb (used with object), outleaped or outleapt, outleaping.
1.
to leap ahead of or over.
2.
to surpass in leaping.
verb (used without object), outleaped or outleapt, outleaping.
3.
to leap forth.
Origin of outleap
1590-1600
1590-1600; out- + leap
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  • The outleap of fury in the dagger-thrust had evidently exhausted him.

    Romola George Eliot
  • This is what one wishes for Mordax—that his heart and brain should restrain the outleap of roar and talons.

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