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 for outflank
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outflank \Out*flank"\, v. t.
     1. (Mil.) To go beyond, or be superior to, on the flank; to
        pass around or turn the flank or flanks of.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Hence: To outmaneuver in a competition; to bypass a
        competitor's main defenses.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: go around the flank of (an opposing army) [syn: outflank,
           go around]
      2: get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
         [syn: outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "outflank":
     circumvent, deceive, elude, evade, foil, frustrate, get around,
     get round, give the runaround, give the slip, go one better,
     outfigure, outgeneral, outguess, outmaneuver, outplay, outreach,
     outsmart, outwit, overreach, pass the buck, stonewall, victimize

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