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synonyms for excels

  • come through
  • outdo
  • shine
  • transcend
  • beat
  • best
  • better
  • cap
  • eclipse
  • exceed
  • outrival
  • outshine
  • outstrip
  • pass
  • predominate
  • surmount
  • top
  • wax
  • be good
  • be master of
  • be proficient
  • be skillful
  • be talented
  • go beyond
  • go to town
  • improve upon
  • make it
  • show talent
  • take precedence
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antonyms for excels

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  • fail
  • lose
  • fall behind
  • surrender
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How to use excels in a sentence

The last has the true slant for activity and strength, in which it excels all other breeds of equal weight.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
And, let me tell you, the rural cuisine of France far excels the civic cuisine that we sometimes meet with out of France.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
The forest it bloomed, the boughs leaves put forth— She excels every damsel in beauty and worth.
THE SONGS OF RANILDANONYMOUS
Odin was thinking that each race must have some craft at which it excels all others.
HUNTERS OUT OF SPACEJOSEPH EVERIDGE KELLEAM
One excels in care, another in reason, a third in easiness, a fourth in nature and grace.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
Chlorodyne, which is nothing more than a mixture of sedatives, often works well, and indeed frequently excels other remedies.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 415, DECEMBER 15, 1883VARIOUS
In England the ballad is the musical form of the song, and here this nation excels.
THE COMPLETE CLUB BOOK FOR WOMENCAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
Lucilius wrote long before Horace, who imitates his manner of satire, but far excels him in the design.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
I said to myself: whoever excels in anything is sure to acquire a distinguished reception in society.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
The pillars, and other parts which remain, have a richness of workmanship about them that excels anything that I saw in Palestine.
LETTERS FROM PALESTINEJ. D. PAXTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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