outdebate

outdebate

(ˌaʊtdɪˈbeɪt)
vb (tr)
to outdo or defeat in debate
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Not only could they outdebate local literati, citing classical Chinese texts with aplomb, but they could defeat Jesuit partisans as well, Labbe enthused.
In Robin Lane Fox's summation, these elements included the martyr's ability to outdebate his judges and the latter's quest for compromise; 'the careful recording of events by men in prison; the enthusiasts' "rash itch for destruction"; the idea of martyrdom as a prize fight by "warriors" [or as a race to be run by athletes; and] the moderate views and evasions of the Christian majority'.
Moses first outdebates Samael and then outduels him with his mighty staff (on which the name of God is inscribed).