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outfrown

[out-froun]
verb (used with object)
  1. to outdo in frowning; silence, abash, or subdue by frowning.
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Origin of outfrown

First recorded in 1595–1605; out- + frown
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Historical Examples of outfrown

  • For thee, oppressed king, am I cast down,Myself could else outfrown false fortune's frown.

    The Contemporary Review, January 1883

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