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Inf. A-l or A-one or A-number-one, Sl. bang-up, Brit. Sl. bang-on, Brit. Sl. spot-on; rare, special, distinguished, choice, of choice.
3.
(all of debts, financial obligations, etc.) unpaid, unsettled, undissolved, owed, in arrears; surviving, remaining, owing, uncollected, ungathered; due, mature, receivable, payable.
4. standing out, projecting, jutting, extruding, protrusive, protuberant; overhanging, beetle. outstretch, v. 1. extend, offer, hold out, put forward, stretch out, reach out,
Archaic, outreach.
2. stretch beyond, overextend, overpass, pass al bounds, know no bounds, go overboard; tax, strain, overdo, overdraw, overstrain.
3. expand, stretch, stretch out, sweep, reach, spread, sprawl; open, open up, open wide, outspread, widen, broaden.
outstrip, v. 1. outdo, outvie, outrival, outclass, outshine, outperform, outplay,
Inf. run rings or circles around; excel, exceed, surpass, trump, transcend, overcome, better, Inf. go one better, cap, top, overtop; beat, best, worst; overshadow, throw into the shade, eclipse, put to shame, Inf show [s.o.] up.
2. outrun, outpace, outdistance, distance; lap, pass, overpass, overtake, overhaul, get ahead of, shoot ahead of, leave behind, leave in the dust, leave standing flatfooted.
outward,
adj. 1. superficial, surface, exterior, exoteric; visible, seeable, observable, showing, shown, manifest, apparent, evident; ostensible, seeming, appearing, supposed, assumed, presumed, reputed, inferred; alleged, avowed, professed, claimed, purported, pretended, so-called, nominal, in name only; asserted, asseverated, averred, stated, declared, predicated.
2. physical, bodily, body, corporeal, carnal, fleshly; mundane, worldly, terrestrial, temporal, secular.
3. extrinsic, extraneous, adventitious, foreign, alien; impersonal, objective; public, civil.
4. emanent, emanating, effluent, exudative; spreading, fanning, radial, divergent, diverging, centrifugal; dispersive, dispersing.
5. outer, outermost, outside, external; outlying, remote, out-of-the-way; perimetric, peripheral.

-adv. Also outwards 6. out, without, toward the outside.
7. superficially, externally, outwardly; openly, visibly, manifestly, apparently, evidently; ostensibly, seemingly, supposedly, allegedly, avowedly, nominally. outwear, v. 1. outlast, wear down, tire out, exhaust, weary, fatigue, weaken, fag, fag out, poop out; waste, dissipate, deplete, erode, destroy; protract, prolong, draw out, drag
or spin out.
2. See outlast
(defs. 1, 3). outweigh, v. overweigh, outbalance, overbalance, preponderate; exceed in value, transcend, surpass, overmatch, outmatch; outrank, be superior to, overtop, override, take precedence over; have the edge on, hold the advantage, tip the scales, turn the tables, outwit, v. 1. outsmart, outthink, overreach, get the better of, get the best of, Inf. euchre out; outmaneuver, outflank, outjockey; outdo, outperform, outplay, outgeneral, outguess; finesse, work or get around, circumvent, evade, elude, frustrate, steal a march on, Sl. give [s.o.] the slip or runaround.
2. trick, hoax, take in,
Inf. slip one over on [s.o.], Sl. pull a fast one on [s.o.], Sl. snow, Sl. hornswoggle; dupe, deceive, beguile, gull, pigeon, humbug, bamboozle, fool, befool, make a fool of, Sl. make a monkey of.

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The word immoral means something is against established moral principles:
  • Many religions consider lying and cheating to be immoral.

    The word amoral means something is completely free from moral considerations -it is neither moral nor immoral.
  • Money itself is amoral - it is simply a tool that can be used for good or for evil.

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