outran


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out·ran

 (out-răn′)
v.
Past tense of outrun.
References in classic literature ?
But woe the dog that outran his fellows in such pursuit
Tony was breathing hard, as she always did when her feelings outran her language.
Reality outran apprehension; Captain Ahab stood upon his quarter-deck.
The two-year-old was green on his debut at Thirsk in April but outran his 50-1 odds with an encouraging sixth, not being knocked about when beaten.
Phoenix outran and outshot the Clippers early, and they never recovered in a 112-102 loss in front of 16,888 on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
In the past when a cutter came upon a go-fast vessel, the boat simply outran it.
They overcame fierce seas, outran bad weather and had to carry out onboard repairs to smash the record for going around the world by powered vessel.