"outsmart" in the verb sense
1. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent
beat through cleverness and wit
"I beat the traffic"
"She outfoxed her competitors"
2. outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmart
defeat by more skillful maneuvering
"The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans"
"My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"
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