outwit


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to get the better of by cleverness or cunning

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To outwit hungry predators, for example, the hand-size fish hunkers down on the ocean floor, looking more like an algae-covered rock than a tasty meal.
The irony is that simple, inexpensive strategies can outwit unwelcome intruders.
McCaffrey said that the FARC is increasing production in order to outwit a planned government offensive against the crop next year.
To outwit the merely middle class, the upper crust kept elaborating the rules and multiplying the requisite statements of deference--and the middle class kept scrambling to keep up.
So maybe it is not so surprising that even in death, Luce has managed to outwit, outshine, and undercut her biographer, Sylvia Jukes Morris, author of Rage for Fame: The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce.
At the same time, youth revel in trying to outwit adults.
An enraged Pluto instantly restores the old man's sight, but Proserpina allows May to outwit him by explaining that she was fighting with Damyan in the tree because she had been told that by doing so Januarie's sight would be restored.
Euripides comes to the rescue and both men play several roles from Euripides ' plays in hilarious attempts to outwit the women and a guard.
This time, mischievous Peter and his cousin Benjamin are trying once again to outwit the hapless Mr McGregor who has been diligently fattening up his turkey This time, mischievous Peter and his cousin Benjamin are trying once again to outwit the hapless Mr McGregor who has been diligently fattening up his turkey William in preparation for a seasonal feast.
Details 01748 825252 or www.georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk Robin Hood And The Babes In The Wood Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle Friday, December 7-Sunday, January 6 Get ready to boo, hiss and cheer Robin Hood attempting to outwit the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.
But O'Shea insists he will act professionally - and try to outwit his old club.
Female pathologist Kay Scarpetta once again puts her own life, and those of the people she holds nearest and dearest, on the line in a battle to outwit a calculating killer, solve a major crime and save thousands from an agonising death.
Will Kirrick's mate Portia and Tomar be able to outwit and overcome Traska?
Using a cow brain to outwit her very nasty step-aunt, Princess So-Wise embarks on a journey in which she must cope with a tall tower, seven dirty dwarves, an episode of vomiting near a haystack, some very delicious cooking, foolish scarecrows, difficult maps, a guilt-ridden queen, an "inzy craventor", and a great many more troubles along her way.
We may, the films warn us, outwit ourselves by opening a Pandora's box we'll never be able to shut.