[ 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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Like Lincoln, he could outwrestle, outthrow, and outjump any of his mates.The Boy Scouts of Bob's Hill|Charles Pierce Burton