outmuscle

verb
out·​mus·​cle | \ˌau̇t-ˈmə-səl \
outmuscled; outmuscling

Definition of outmuscle 

transitive verb

: to defeat or overwhelm by or as if by using greater physical strength and effort Saturday, however, Xavier outmuscled Utah all night on the boards, dominating them for 40 minutes …— Stephen Lindsay If ESPN.com outmuscles every other source of printed verbiage, then it is appropriate to ask: Is it any good?— Bryan Curtis

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Neville Gallimore’s been a stud, but the Sooners need to outmuscle the Cyclones. Joe Buettner, ajc, "Oklahoma-Iowa State: Live updates, score, analysis for Week 6 game (October 7, 2017)," 7 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of outmuscle

1900, in the meaning defined above

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