outwait

out·wait

 (out-wāt′)
tr.v. out·wait·ed, out·wait·ing, out·waits
1. To delay until the end of; wait out: had to outwait the traffic jam.
2. To get the better of or overcome by refraining from action: sat back and decided to outwait my opponent.

outwait

(ˌaʊtˈweɪt)
vb (tr)
to wait longer than
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Immortality simply gives Sauron an even greater bargaining position because he can outwait any Orc demands for greater rights or resources.
The National Islamic Front/National Congress Party long ago calculated that it could simply outwait the international community on "changing the demography of Darfur," in the words of notorious Janjaweed leader Musa Hilal.
Fierce tribal conflicts and rampant corruption, fueled by the opium trade that finances the Taliban, allows that notoriously flexible enemy to easily outwait the American presence.
As had often occurred for their historic ancestors, for the North Vietnamese and the Vietcong, stalemate meant victory as they only had to outwait the enemy.
We'd just had fried chicken livers and onions for dinner, and I was enjoying another glass of Chianti, while we tried to outwait one another on the dirty dishes.
Army Colonel Gregory Fontenot explained, "Ambiguous, non-traditional adversaries seek new means to destroy, disrupt, or just outwait us.
Obama must understand that a reduction in violence in coming months could be an illusion - the Taliban may decide to stop fighting the Americans, and simply outwait them instead.
If you put in a timeline you encourage the enemy to outwait you, to regard the strategy as not enduring.
Before that, a common view in Israel held that Iran was a natural ally of Israel's against the Arabs; that view held that the Tehran regime's virulent anti-Zionism was just a passing phase that Israel must outwait until the Iranians returned to a logical foreign policy.
And to Republican presidents, the bureaucracy--jammed full of "New Deal" bureaucrats--could simply outwait any president.
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