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outrance

[oo-trahns]
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noun French.
  1. the utmost extremity.
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Historical Examples

  • It was outrance, there was only one end to it, and that came very swiftly.

    House of Torment

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

  • Outrance, owt′rans, n. the utmost extremity: the bitter end.

  • It makes no compromise, combats a outrance and exacts blind and absolute obedience.

  • These began, from the first, to hunt him outrance, neither discerning nor expecting any good from the Italian.

    Verdi: Man and Musician

    Frederick James Crowest

  • He is very popular, and whenever he shows himself he is cheered to outrance.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912

    Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone