Example sentences for: outwit

How can you use “outwit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Trying to outwit the US Coast Guard was risky but enormously profitable.

  • New reports say the dress, which had been dismissed as a myth, was actually concealed in the apartment of Lewinsky's mother (to outwit investigators' search of the daughter's apartment) and has now been turned over to prosecutors.

  • Fallen moves along at a creepy and compelling pace as Hobbes learns the identity of Azazel, pursues him from one body to the next, and tries to outwit him so that he can lethally strand his spirit.

  • With Culkin on Henson's shoulders, the pair is able to outwit neighborhood bullies and to overcome personal obstacles.

  • Keynes writes, "The actual, private object of the most skilled investment today is to 'beat the gun,' as the Americans so well express it, to outwit the crowd, and to pass the bad, or depreciating, half-crown to the other fellow."


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