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outshout

[out-shout] /ˌaʊtˈʃaʊt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to surpass (someone) in shouting; shout louder than.
2.
to outdo in advocacy, as of one's position or point of view:
He outshouted all critics of his scheme.
Origin of outshout
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65; out- + shout
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  • A babel of voices discussed the match of the afternoon, each trying to outshout the other.

    The Gold Bat P. G. Wodehouse
  • The babble of voices, each one trying to outshout the other, made Daoud's head ache.

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