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outfox

verb

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to get the better of through cleverness
  • the prisoners outfoxed the guards by tunneling beneath the prison walls

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The first known use of outfox was in 1872

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“Outfox.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outfox. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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