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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of outshine.


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  • Come to think of it, "outshined" probably would have a much lower public profile without Soundgarden.

    Week 15: Hapax Legomenon Douglas Wolk 2006

  • Come to think of it, "outshined" probably would have a much lower public profile without Soundgarden.

    Archive 2006-08-01 Douglas Wolk 2006

  • When we were auditioning bands for Sunday brunch, Mello 4.5 outshined all the rest.

    Recipe for Love Shamara Ray 2011

  • But it was outshined by German rival BMW AG, which defended its title as the world's best-selling premium car maker while reaping fat profit margins, due partly to a streamlined cost base.

    Daimler to Invest Over $5 Billion in China, U.S. Christoph Rauwald 2012

  • Europe's problems this week outshined growing evidence that the U.S. economy continues to improve.

    Europe Clouds U.S. Stocks Steven Russolillo 2011

  • Not to be outshined by their canine counterparts, Lisa's cats, Vivi and Mimi, are the princesses of the house, and have no problem keeping the rest of the brood in line.

    Lisa Scottoline biography 2010

  • Though would also add a kick arse or strong heroine, that doesn't get totally outshined (is that a word?) by the hero.

    Paranormal Romances Nalini Singh 2009

  • It would've been easy to get lost in the testosterone-heavy Boardwalk Empire cast, but Macdonald hung tough — and dare we say even outshined some of the boys — with her understated portrayal of Margaret Schroeder.

    Emmys:'s Picks for Supporting Actress in a Drama 2011

  • Republican National Chairman Michael Steele said it was "unfortunate that the president's star power has outshined tireless advocates who have made real achievements working towards peace and human rights."

    Obama wins Nobel on promise as much as accomplishment 2009

  • The leadership provided by senior point guard Tweety Carter and his ability to run the Bears 'floor game, coupled by the hot shooting of LaceDarius Dunn, gave Baylor a backcourt combination that outshined most opponents.

    Big 12 Conference 2010


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