verb (used with object), out·worked or out·wrought, out·work·ing.
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But he was a whirling dervish of energy and could outwork his critics.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR|John Avlon|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first to mount a breach, to effect a lodgment in an outwork, to enter a newly discovered mine, was sure to perish.
Saint Jean d'Angely, on the Boutonne, was the only remaining outwork, whose capture must precede an attack on the citadel itself.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
The boulevard of the Tournelles on the other hand is modern, an outwork formed expressly for the use of cannon.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
Beyond this outwork two arches of the bridge were cut and replaced by a movable platform.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
Then the troops dashed forward, and forced their way into the outwork.