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Antonyms for outrun

dally, dillydally, mope, loiter, crawl, lollygag, dawdle, linger, diddle.

Quotes of outrun

  1. Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine. – Hosea Ballou
  2. God has put within our lives meanings and possibilities that quite outrun the limits of mortality. – Harry Emerson Fosdick
  3. Today 80 percent of all the oil that comes out of the Gulf is from 1, 000 feet or more and today almost a third of it is more than 5, 000 feet below the surface. What hasn't happened is the safety and the ability to respond to a negative event such as this blowout, has been far outrun by the technology of drilling itself. We need to close that gap. – Bob Graham
  4. For 24 hours a day, for 10 years, all I thought about was being in a band. That's all I did. I had no other social life. I don't want my life to be like that now. I've spent the past 10 years having a real life as well. But Spandau Ballet is such a difficult shadow to outrun – Gary Kemp
  5. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  6. The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Usage examples for outrun

  1. Adriance could live on the other side of the Atlantic, where his youthful indiscretions were forgotten in his mature achievements, but his brother had never been able to outrun Proserpine,- and here he found it again, in the Colorado sand- hills. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  2. Believing you good and amiable, as you seemed, I was fascinated, and allowed my feelings to outrun my judgment, and yet I can hardly say that such was the case, for I thought you all a woman should be. – A Book For The Young by Sarah French
  3. The other maiden made haste to outrun the first. – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott
  4. The wolf can easily outrun the heavy dogs, but when it comes to real speed he isn't in it with a greyhound. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  5. The guns bounded along as though they would outrun the horses, and with rush, roar, and rattle they approached the front of the battalion. – Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 by Carlton McCarthy
  6. I congratulate you, my dear brother, but I confess that among us all I am the least surprised, for my presentiments about you outrun all this, and I hope soon to see them realized. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  7. For a while all went well with me, and having a good start I began to hope that I should outrun these beasts, as I had the shepherd's dog and the retriever. – The Mahatma and the Hare by H. Rider Haggard
  8. " Now run, dear feet," she whispered; " but do not outrun mine." – Moonshine & Clover by Laurence Housman
  9. " He will be asked to outrun me," he thundered. – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  10. But in the current fiscal year and the next, rising expenditures for defense will substantially outrun receipts. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. Once, twice, thrice, did the eager child outrun his playmate amid shouts and laughter. – Two Indian Children of Long Ago by Frances Taylor
  12. " The fellow thinks he can outrun me on a long pull, as he happened to do so for a short distance once on a time," he thought. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  13. Morality may be imposed from without, or grace may grow from within; and the poet is on the side of the inner grace, because he thinks that if it can be achieved it will outrun the other lightly and easily. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  14. Could she possibly outrun them all? – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  15. Could a mere girl outrun such fine fellows as they? – Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin
  16. I saw that he was a child in business, and was dead certain to outrun his expenses and be in too great a hurry to wait for his market. – Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw
  17. And that it had the power to outrun most anything was indicated by the two extra pairs of legs sticking out from the bottom. – Rastignac the Devil by Philip José Farmer
  18. Where a mouse or a mole can go it can go also, and if outrun in the field, it follows the scent of its game like a hound, and is as relentless as fate in its pursuit. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  19. There's only one animal on th' Kiowa range that can outrun that Vermejo horse. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  20. " Well," exclaimed Mr. Rabbit, " if Mr. Billy- Goat began to dance he would be likely to dance until he got tired, and then it would be an easy matter for Mr. Wolf to outrun him." – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris

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