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tr.v. out·classed, out·class·ing, out·class·es
To surpass decisively, so as to appear of a higher class.
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Adj.1.outclassed - decisively surpassed by something else so as to appear to be of a lower class
inferior - of or characteristic of low rank or importance
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During the day I was pitted against first men and then beasts, but as I was armed with a long-sword and always outclassed my adversary in agility and generally in strength as well, it proved but child's play to me.
Young, agile and perfect in health he outclassed them in running as well as in swordsmanship, and ere they had made fifty paces both had thrown away their swords and were on their knees pleading for their lives.
During his convalescence he had gone over in his mind many times the battle with the gorilla, and his first thought was to recover the wonderful little weapon which had transformed him from a hopelessly outclassed weakling to the superior of the mighty terror of the jungle.
But if the warriors themselves were outclassed, not so their savage companions, the fierce banths.
He of the black coat tremendously outclassed his adversary in point of size and strength as well as in ferocity.
He did not very much want to find him, for though O-Tar was an excellent swordsman and a brave warrior in physical combat, he had seen how Turan had played with U-Dor and he had no stomach for a passage at arms with one whom he knew outclassed him.
While Fang fought willingly enough, but he was outclassed.
Xodar had told me that ascending the shaft by virtue of our repulsive rays alone would give our enemies their best chance to overtake us, since our propellers would be idle and in rising we would be outclassed by many of our pursuers.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's junior Davis Cup team maintained their winning streak as they outclassed Bhutan 3-0 in the second round of Junior Davis Cup in Colombo on Tuesday, according to the information available here.
Dubai -- Karachi Kings outclassed Lahore Qalandars in the eight fixture of Pakistan Super League, beating them by 27 runs as Qalandars' batting order collapsed once again, this time chasing the 160-run target set by Kings.
In the first match of the day, Meezan Bank outclassed Wateen by 8 wickets.
They outclassed South Africa in their own home, in both the ODIs.