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adjective as in surpassing

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What IBM excelled at more often was marketing a version of its aspirational self.

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Since its independence, Nigeria has excelled in literature and the arts, from icons like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and Flora Nwapa, to contemporary heavyweights such as Chimamanda Adichie and Teju Cole.

Further, Ryan’s attentiveness and dedication to seeing others excel, and his passion for our product and activism, made him the right choice for Patagonia’s next chapter.

While older nursing homes have at times lagged in patient outcomes, Rollins said his new and remodeled facilities have excelled.

One of the most obvious directions would be to expand Nvidia’s AI capabilities to the kind of low-power edge devices that Arm excels in.

They are gentle with him, very loving, but focused on his excelling at football.

She was also a patriot, a Briton, and a wife, excelling at the arts that each of those categories demand of a person.

Until then, Drain had a more ordinary teenage experience: excelling in school sports, more excited by boys than religion.

Young women today are excelling in every way imaginable: better grades, better graduation rates, and so on.

For instance, he says, boys often think that reading a book or excelling in class is uncool or “unmasculine.”

Was Norman quite proof against the consciousness of daily excelling all his competitors?

An Indian chief, excelling all his tribe at a war-dance, could not have outdone the grotesque movements of the colonel.

Of sport for sport's sake he knew nothing, he took part in no games for the sake of excelling in them.

It is not vanity, or I would play, confident of excelling her.

He saw Italian youths already excelling, as they all do, in the drawing of the figure.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excelling, such as: exceeding, null, prevailing, excellent, and superior.

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