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outleap

[ out-leep ]
/ 藢a蕣t藞lip /
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verb (used with object), out路leaped or out路leapt, out路leap路ing.
to leap ahead of or over.
to surpass in leaping.
verb (used without object), out路leaped or out路leapt, out路leap路ing.
to leap forth.
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Origin of outleap

First recorded in 1590鈥1600; out- + leap
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How to use outleap in a sentence

  • This is what one wishes for Mordax鈥攖hat his heart and brain should restrain the outleap of roar and talons.

  • The outleap of fury in the dagger-thrust had evidently exhausted him.

    Romola|George Eliot
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