verb (used with object), out·worked or out·wrought, out·work·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM outworkoutworker, noun
Example sentences from the Web for outwork
Despotism cannot fetter thought—that is free everywhere—but it can and does restrain its outworking into practical action.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa|Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
In such feeble tendencies, be it known, such outworking of desire to reproduce life, lies the basis of all dramatic art.Sister Carrie|Theodore Dreiser
The outworking of the coup de main was a triumph for the old borderer's shrewd generalship.The Master of Appleby|Francis Lynde
He sees the Rebellion as it is,—the outbreak and outworking of that spirit which makes hell horrible.
In effect, the outworking of it meant a strictly defensive attitude in Africa, and in the north a naval siege of Germany.The Message|Alec John Dawson