- the utmost extremity.
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Examples from the Web for outrance
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.Explanation of Catholic Morals
John H. Stapleton
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