outpray

verb out·pray \ ˌau̇t-ˈprā \

Definition of outpray

: to pray more or more effectively than : to outdo or surpass in praying
  • My gentleman gives the law where he is; he will outpray saints in chapel, outgeneral veterans in the field, and outshine all courtesy in the hall.
  • —Ralph Waldo Emerson

First Known Use of outpray

1597

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