Outwit

Definition of Outwit

Out`wit´
v. t.1.To surpass in wisdom, esp. in cunning.
2.To defeat or gain an advantage over by superior craft or cunning stratagems; as, the thief outwitted his pursuers and left the country undetected.
They did so much outwit and outwealth us !
- Gauden.
n.1.The faculty of acquiring wisdom by observation and experience, or the wisdom so acquired; - opposed to inwit.

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