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That force had been got together with an alacrity which has seldom been equalled.

The devotion of Mr Sparkler was only to be equalled by the caprice and cruelty of his enslaver.

Yet no matter how he searched he could find none who equalled the princess.

It was only equalled by the vexation of those who were opposed to him.

This art is possessed by Plato in a degree which has never been equalled.

The impudence of it, Choate knew, was only equalled by its coolness.

But then, too, in all those years no day had ever equalled the bitter awakening of that morning.

Such a passionate outburst of loyalty has never been equalled.

They have rarely, indeed, been equalled (p. 293) in the history of painting.

Who ever equalled us in all the wiles and schemes of mankind?

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "compare, liken," also "match, rival," from equal (adj.). Related: Equaled; equaling.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.