Definition of Outgleam

1. to surpass in gleaming [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: gleaming



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outgleam

outgeneral
outgeneraled
outgeneraling
outgeneralled
outgeneralling
outgenerals
outgive
outgiven
outgives
outgiving
outgivings
outglare
outglared
outglares
outglaring
outgleam (current term)
outgleamed
outgleaming
outgleams
outglitter
outglittered
outglittering
outglitters
outglow
outglowed
outglowing
outglows
outgnaw
outgnawed
outgnawing

Literary usage of Outgleam

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1. An Epic of the Starry Heaven by Thomas Lake Harris (1855)
"... and through their light Myriads of Angel forms outgleam on natural sight. Whole companies of men on earth shall grow Enamored of the Beauty Forms, ..."

2. Essays in Biography and Criticism by Peter Bayne (1860)
"We image him to ourselves as a desert-born steed, with hoofs to outrun the wind, and eyes to outgleam the lightning, but smitten, at the bright morning hour ..."

3. Vane's Story, Weddah and Om-el-Bonain, and Other Poems by James Thomson (1881)
"... beat Of the long languid pulses; while outgleam Her face and round arms radiant through the whirls, Grand neck, white shoulders, queenly golden curls. ..."

4. Flodden Field: A Tragedy by Alfred Austin (1903)
"Bejewelled by your beauty, you outgleam The beauties of all courts in Christendom. But, your devoted servitor, I have Another and a far more precious gift ..."

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