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outclimb

[out-klahym] /ˌaʊtˈklaɪm/
verb (used with object), outclimbed or (Archaic) outclomb; outclimbed or (Archaic) outclomb; outclimbing.
1.
to surpass or outdo in climbing; climb higher or better than:
As a child, I could outclimb any kid on the block.
Origin of outclimb
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10; out- + climb
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  • He could outclimb, outswim, outrun, outdevil any of them; while none dared fight with him.

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