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outthrow

[ out-throh ]
/ ˌaʊtˈθroʊ /
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verb (used with object), out·threw, out·thrown, out·throw·ing.

to throw out or extend: His arms were outthrown in greeting.
to surpass in throwing; throw farther or more accurately than: He can outthrow any other pitcher in the league.

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Origin of outthrow

1250–1300; Middle English. See out-, throw
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