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  Definition of Get the better of
  1. win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "She conquered here fear of mice"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
Similar Words: overcome, defeat

 

Hyponyms: demolish, destroy, beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish, wallop, down, overrun, lurch, skunk, get the best, have the best, overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, master, rout, rout out, expel, upset, nose, conquer, survive, pull through, pull round, come through, make it

 

Derivational Morphology: subduer, surmounter, overcomer

 

 
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