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Outbalance   Listen
verb
Outbalance  v. t.  To outweight; to exceed in weight or effect. "Let dull Ajax bear away my right When all his days outbalance this one night."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Outbalance" Quotes from Famous Books



... quid pro quo; bribe, hush money; amends &c (atonement) 952; counterbalance, counterclaim; cross-debt, cross- demand. V. make compensation; compensate, compense^; indemnify; counteract, countervail, counterpoise; balance; outbalance^, overbalance, counterbalance; set off; hedge, square, give and take; make up for, lee way; cover, fill up, neutralize, nullify; equalize &c 27; make good; redeem &c (atone) 952. Adj. compensating, compensatory; countervailing &c v.; in the opposite scale; equivalent &c (equal) 27. ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... there are intermittent glimpses of finely-conceived character which almost outbalance the eccentricities of the Dark Squire and his sister, the fantastic meddler in foreign intrigue. Kingsley's skill lay chiefly in his portrayal of men, especially of young men, such as the dashing Charles Ravenshoe and his philosophic friend Marston (a study of the George Warrington type); ...
— Australian Writers • Desmond Byrne

... figures, rayless glance, And death-like struggle of decaying age, Like painted skeletons in charnel pomp Set forth to satirise the human kind! How fine a prospect for demoniac view! 'Creatures whose souls outbalance worlds awake!' Methinks I hear ...
— Critical and Historical Essays Volume 2 • Thomas Babington Macaulay

... loves me, and awaits happiness from me, that her love can outbalance a whole lost world, that she is ready to follow me across the sea, beyond the mocking sneers of acquaintances, and to disappear with me among ...
— Debts of Honor • Maurus Jokai



Words linked to "Outbalance" :   prevail, overbalance, reign, outweigh, dominate



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