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outshout

[out-shout] /ˌaʊtˈʃaʊt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to surpass (someone) in shouting; shout louder than.
2.
to outdo in advocacy, as of one's position or point of view:
He outshouted all critics of his scheme.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; out- + shout
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Examples for outshout
  • Soldiers in unbuttoned tunics and caps pushed back on their heads were trying to outshout one another.
  • The noise machine only wins if they can outshout reality, so it's important to keep writing about it.

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