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(tr) to surpass in evil, excesses, or cruelty
[C17: originally out-Herod Herod, from Shakespeare's Hamlet (act 3, scene 2); see also Herod: portrayed in medieval mystery plays as a ranting tyrant]
to outdo in violence or excess (usu.used in the phrase out-Herod Herod).
Past participle: out-Heroded
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