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outleap

[ out-leep ]
/ ˌaʊtˈlip /
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verb (used with object), out·leaped or out·leapt, out·leap·ing.

to leap ahead of or over.
to surpass in leaping.

verb (used without object), out·leaped or out·leapt, out·leap·ing.

to leap forth.

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Origin of outleap

First recorded in 1590–1600; out- + leap
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  • This is what one wishes for Mordax—that 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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