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improved upon

adjective as in outdone

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Science must be continually improved upon, and blunders provide that drive through “the portals of discovery.”

These books tell us happiness can be prioritized, studied, improved upon.

The attempt to say it may seem presumptuous, and I am certain that no single word of Gautier could be altered or improved upon.

There is nothing in the illustrations of Kaulbach which many other artists could not have improved upon.

The hand is very useful and can be improved upon but little.

This does not mean that their work was not improved upon thereafter, or that they invented the chemistry212 of today.

I should not go so far as to say they could not be improved upon, yet it would be difficult to make them more vivid.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to improve upon, such as: come through, outdo, shine, transcend, beat, and best.

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