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outbred - adj. bred of parents not closely related; having parents of different classes or tribes

  • outbuilding - noun a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building

  • outburst - noun a sudden violent disturbance; a sudden violent happening; an unrestrained expression of emotion

  • outcast - adj. excluded from a society; noun a person who is rejected (from society or home)

  • outcaste - adj. not belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society; noun a person belonging to no caste

  • outclass - verb cause to appear in a lower class

  • outcome - noun something that results; a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

  • outcrop - noun the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land; verb appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground

  • outcry - noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; shout louder than

  • outdated - adj. old; no longer in use or valid or fashionable

  • outdistance - verb go far ahead of

  • outdo - verb get the better of; be or do something to a greater degree

  • outdoor - adj. located, suited for, or taking place in the open air; pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities

  • outdoors - adv. outside a building; noun where the air is unconfined

  • outdoorsman - noun a person who spends time outdoors (e.g., hunting or fishing)

  • outdraw - verb draw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight

  • outer - adj. being on or toward the outside of the body; being on the outside or further from a center; located outside

  • outerwear - noun clothing for use outdoors

  • outface - verb overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring

  • outfall - noun the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water

  • outfield - noun the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases

  • outfielder - noun a fielder in cricket who is stationed in the outfield; (baseball) a person who plays in the outfield

  • outfight - verb to fight better than; get the better of

  • outfit - noun a set of clothing (with accessories); any cohesive unit such as a military company; gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose; verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

  • outfitter - noun a shop that provides equipment for some specific purpose; someone who sells men's clothes

  • outflank - verb go around the flank of (an opposing army); get the better of

  • outflow - noun the process of flowing out; the unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container; a natural flow of ground water

  • outfox - verb outdo someone in trickery; beat through cleverness and wit

  • outgeneral - verb surpass in generalship

  • outgo - noun money paid out; verb be or do something to a greater degree

  • outgoer - noun someone who leaves one country to settle in another

  • outgoing - adj. leaving a place or a position; at ease in talking to others

  • outgrow - verb grow too large or too mature for; grow faster than

  • outgrowth - noun a natural consequence of development; a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; the gradual beginning or coming forth

  • outguess - verb attempt to anticipate or predict

  • outhouse - noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate

  • outing - noun a journey taken for pleasure; a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering

  • outlander - noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

  • outlandishly - adv. in an outlandish manner

  • outlandishness - noun strikingly out of the ordinary

  • outlast - verb live longer than

  • outlaw - adj. disobedient to or defiant of law; contrary to or forbidden by law; noun someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime; verb declare illegal; outlaw

  • outlay - noun the act of spending or disbursing money; money paid out

  • outlet - noun activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; an opening that permits escape or release; a place of business for retailing goods; receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices

  • outlier - noun an extreme deviation from the mean; a person who lives away from his place of work

  • outline - noun a schematic or preliminary plan; a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory; the line that appears to bound an object; verb describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; trace the shape of; draw up an outline or sketch for something

  • outlined - adj. showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary

  • outlive - verb live longer than

  • outlook - noun the act of looking out; belief about (or mental picture of) the future; a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations

  • outlying - adj. relatively far from a center or middle

  • outmaneuver - verb defeat by more skillful maneuvering

  • outmarch - verb march longer distances and for a longer time than

  • outmatch - verb be or do something to a greater degree

  • outmode - verb make unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete

  • outmoded - adj. out of fashion

  • outmost - adj. situated at the farthest possible point from a center

  • outnumber - verb be larger in number

  • outpace - verb surpass in speed

  • outpatient - noun a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated

  • outperform - verb be or do something to a greater degree

  • outplay - verb excel or defeat in a game

  • outpoint - verb score more points than one's opponents; sail closer to the wind than

  • outport - noun a subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port (but usually farther from the center of trade)

  • outpost - noun a military post stationed at a distance from the main body of troops; a settlement on the frontier of civilization; a station in a remote or sparsely populated location

  • outpouring - noun a large flow; the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); the pouring forth of a fluid; a sudden rapid flow (as of water); a natural flow of ground water

  • output - noun production of a certain amount; what is produced in a given time period; the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); final product; the things produced; signal that comes out of an electronic system; verb to create or manufacture a specific amount

  • outrage - noun a wantonly cruel act; the act of scandalizing; a disgraceful event; a feeling of righteous anger; verb strike with disgust or revulsion; force (someone) to have sex against their will; violate the sacred character of a place or language

  • outrageously - adv. to an extravagant or immoderate degree; in a very offensive manner

  • outrageousness - noun the quality of being outrageous; excessive excess

  • outrange - verb have a greater range than (another gun)

  • outrank - verb take precedence or surpass others in rank

  • outre - adj. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

  • outreach - noun the act of reaching out

  • outride - verb ride better, faster, or further than; hang on during a trial of endurance

  • outrider - noun an escort who rides ahead (as a member of the vanguard)

  • outrigger - noun a stabilizer for a canoe; spars attach to a shaped log or float parallel to the hull

  • outright - adj. without reservation or exception; adv. without reservation or concealment; without restrictions or stipulations or further payments; without any delay

  • outrival - verb be more of a rival than

  • outroar - verb roar louder than

  • outrun - verb run faster than

  • outsail - verb sail faster or better than

  • outscore - verb score more points than one's opponents

  • outsell - verb sell more than others; be sold more often than other, similar products

  • outset - noun the time at which something is supposed to begin

  • outshine - verb attract more attention and praise than others; shine brighter than

  • outshout - verb shout louder than

  • outside - adj. originating or belonging beyond some bounds:"the outside world"; on or toward an outer edge; leading to or from the outside; functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit; very unlikely; relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; from or between other countries; coming from the outside; located, suited for, or taking place in the open air; adv. outside a building; on the outside; noun the outer side or surface of something; the region that is outside of something

  • outsider - noun a contestant (human or animal) not considered to have a good chance to win; someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group

  • outsize - adj. larger than normal for its kind; noun an unusual garment size (especially one that is very large)

  • outsized - adj. larger than normal for its kind

  • outskirt - noun a part of the city far removed from the center

  • outskirts - noun outlying areas (as of a city or town)

  • outsmart - verb beat through cleverness and wit; defeat by more skillful maneuvering

  • outsole - noun the outer sole of a shoe or boot that is the bottom of the shoe and makes contact with the ground

  • outspan - verb remove the yoke or harness from

  • outspoken - adj. given to expressing yourself freely or insistently; characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

  • outspokenly - adv. in an outspoken manner

  • outspokenness - noun the trait of being blunt and outspoken

  • outspread - adj. fully extended in width

  • outstanding - adj. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; owed as a debt; distinguished from others in excellence; of major significance or importance

  • outstandingly - adv. in an outstanding manner or to an outstanding degree; to a remarkable degree or extent

  • outstare - verb overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring

  • outstation - noun a station in a remote or sparsely populated location

  • outstay - verb surpass in staying power; stay too long

  • outstretched - adj. fully extended especially in length

  • outstrip - verb be or do something to a greater degree; go far ahead of

  • outstroke - noun the stroke of an engine piston moving toward the crankshaft

  • outthrust - noun an outcropping of rock that extends outward

  • outturn - noun what is produced in a given time period

  • outvie - verb be more of a rival than

  • outvote - verb defeat by a majority of votes

  • outward - adj. relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind; that is going out or leaving; adv. toward the outside

  • outwardly - adv. in outward appearance; with respect to the outside

  • outwardness - noun concern with or responsiveness to outward things (especially material objects as opposed to ideal concepts); the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior; concern with outward things or material objects (especially the body and its appearance) as opposed to the mind and spirit

  • outwards - adv. toward the outside

  • outwear - verb last longer than others; exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

  • outweigh - verb be heavier than; weigh more heavily

  • outwit - verb beat through cleverness and wit

  • outwork - noun subsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified area

  • ovalbumin - noun the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water

  • ovarian - adj. of or involving the ovaries

  • ovaritis - noun inflammation of the ovaries

  • ovation - noun enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)

  • ovenware - noun heat-resistant dishware in which food can be cooked as well as served

  • overabundance - noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate; the state of being more than full

  • overabundant - adj. excessively abundant

  • overact - verb exaggerate one's acting

  • overactive - adj. more active than normal

  • overactivity - noun excessive activity

  • overage - adj. too old to be useful; noun a surplus or excess of money or merchandise that is actually on hand and that exceeds expectations

  • overall - adj. involving only main features; including everything; noun (usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps); a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work

  • overambitious - adj. excessively ambitious

  • overanxiety - noun excessive anxiety

  • overanxious - adj. anxious or nervous to an excessive degree

  • overappraisal - noun an appraisal that is too high

  • overarch - verb form an arch over; be central or dominant

  • overarm - adj. with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level

  • overawe - verb subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)

  • overbalance - verb cause to be off balance; weigh more heavily

  • overbear - verb bear too much; overcome; contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery

  • overbearing - adj. expecting unquestioning obedience

  • overbearingly - adv. in an overbearing manner

  • overbearingness - noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing

  • overbid - noun (bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand); a bid that is higher than preceding bids; verb bid more than the object is worth; to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,

  • overbite - noun (dentistry) malocclusion in which the upper teeth extend abnormally far over the lower teeth

  • overblown - adj. past the stage of full bloom; puffed up with vanity

  • overboard - adv. from on board a vessel into the water; to extremes

  • overboil - verb boil excessively; overflow or cause to overflow while boiling

  • overbold - adj. improperly forward or bold

  • overburden - noun the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits; an excessive burden; verb burden with too much work or responsibility; load with excessive weight

  • overbusy - adj. too busy

  • overcall - noun (bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)

  • overcapitalization - noun (business) too much capitalization (the sale of more stock than the business warrants)

  • overcapitalize - verb capitalize beyond what the business or the profit-making prospects warrant; overestimate the market value of; estimate the capital value of (a company) at an unreasonably or unlawfully high level

  • overcareful - adj. excessively or unduly careful

  • overcast - adj. filled or abounding with clouds; noun a cast that falls beyond the intended spot; a long whip stitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling; gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover; the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds; verb sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next; sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches; make overcast or cloudy

  • overcasting - noun a long whip stitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling

  • overcautious - adj. unnecessarily cautious

  • overcharge - noun a price that is too high; verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price; place too much a load on

  • overclothe - verb dress excessively

  • overclothes - noun clothing for use outdoors

  • overcloud - verb become covered with clouds; make obscure or unclear

  • overcoat - noun an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish); a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter

  • overcoating - noun an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)

  • overcome - verb get on top of; deal with successfully; overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome; win a victory over; overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

  • overcomer - noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion

  • overcompensate - verb make excessive corrections for fear of making an error; make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities

  • overcompensation - noun excessive compensation; (psychiatry) an attempt to overcome a real or imagined defect or unwanted trait by overly exaggerating its opposite

  • overconfidence - noun total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant

  • overconfident - adj. marked by excessive confidence

  • overcook - verb cook too long

  • overcredulity - noun too much credulity

  • overcredulous - adj. too credulous for your own good

  • overcritical - adj. inclined to judge too severely

  • overcrop - verb to exhaust by excessive cultivation

  • overcrowd - verb crowd together too much; cause to crowd together too much

  • overcultivate - verb to exhaust by excessive cultivation

  • overcurious - adj. showing excessive curiosity

  • overdelicate - adj. extremely delicate

  • overdo - verb do something to an excessive degree

  • overdone - adj. cooked too long but still edible; represented as greater than is true or reasonable

  • overdose - verb dose too heavily

  • overdraft - noun a draft in excess of the credit balance

  • overdraw - verb draw more money from than is available; to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

  • overdress - verb dress excessively; put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

  • overdrive - noun a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power; the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration; verb drive or work too hard; make use of too often or too extensively
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