outguess

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out- +‎ guess

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outguess (third-person singular simple present outguesses, present participle outguessing, simple past and past participle outguessed)

  1. (transitive) to beat through accurate anticipation of someone's plans and actions.
    • Naomi Novik, His Majesty's Dragon
      "Trying to out-guess Bonaparte; the thought makes my blood run cold."

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