outrival (outrivals, present participle outrivalling; past and past participle outrivalled)

  1. (transitive) To outperform; to outdo.
    • 1847, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, Chapter VIII:
      I learned the first two tenses of the verb Être, and sketched my first cottage (whose walls, by-the-by, outrivalled in slope those of the leaning tower of Pisa) on the same day.

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