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If upon further testing these third group plants proved to be outstandingly productive or hardy they were given a higher rating.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
One Harry Occleve, of Laetitia's circle, so obviously "the good match," was outstandingly such a case.This Freedom|A. S. M. Hutchinson
Of course this is, in a measure, true in every field of investigation, but it is outstandingly true in psychical research.Modern Religious Cults and Movements|Gaius Glenn Atkins
One thing became at once outstandingly certain to the unsophisticated reader.The Roof Tree|Charles Neville Buck
What are the outstandingly significant sex differences which application of the above criterion leaves?Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
1610s, "projecting, prominent, detached," present participle adjective from outstand (v.) "endure successfully, hold out against," from out (adv.) + stand (v.). Figurative sense of "conspicuous, striking" is first recorded 1830. Meaning "unpaid, unsettled" is from 1797. Related: Outstandingly.