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outleap

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noun out·leap \ˈau̇t-ˌlēp\

Definition of outleap

  1. :  a surge of feeling, activity, or growth :  outburst He felt an outleap of interest and compassion toward her … — George Eliot

14th Century

First Known Use of outleap

14th century


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outleap

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verb out·leap \ˌau̇t-ˈlēp\

Definition of outleap

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to outdo in leaping :  outjump … Tillman outleaped the receiver for the slightly underthrown pass … — Nunyo Demasio Most species of hares, the snowshoe being an exception, live in more open habitat than rabbits and tend to outleap and outrun predators. — John O. Whitaker, Jr.

1594

First Known Use of outleap

1594


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