verb (used with object)
to outwit; outsmart; outmaneuver: Politics is often the art of knowing how to outfox the opposition.
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Origin of outfox
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When you are weak militarily, you try to outfox the other side politically and diplomatically.Former East Timor President José Ramos-Horta’s Advice For Syrian Rebels
July 17, 2012
(tr) to surpass in guile or cunning
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