Definition of Outstriven

1. outstrive [v] - See also: outstrive



Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstriven

outstretches
outstretching
outstricken
outstridden
outstride
outstrides
outstriding
outstrike
outstrikes
outstriking
outstripped
outstripping
outstrips
outstrive
outstriven (current term)
outstrives
outstriving
outstrode
outstroke
outstrokes
outstrove
outstruck
outstudied
outstudies
outstudy
outstudying
outstunk
outstunt
outstunted

Literary usage of Outstriven

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chief European Dramatists: Twenty-one Plays from the Drama of Greece by Brander Matthews (1916)
"And Ruth, as a thing outstriven, Is fled, fled, from the shores of the Greek, Away on the winds of heaven. Dark is the house afar, Where an old king called ..."

2. Life and Light for Woman by Woman's Board of Missions (1898)
"In this city there are four societies, and each had outstriven the other in doing honor to the occasion. The church was decorated artistically with festoons ..."

3. The Chief European Dramatists: Twenty-one Plays from the Drama of Greece by Brander Matthews (1916)
"And the great Oath waxeth weak; And Ruth, as a thing outstriven, Is fled, fled, from the shores of the Greek, Away on the winds of heaven. ..."

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