par excellence

[ pahr ek-suh-lahns, ek-suh-lans; French pa-rek-se-lahns ]SEE DEFINITION OF par excellence

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These are his "set," par excellence, and he knows them thoroughly.

He was, par excellence, a man of his time: in many ways even in advance of it.

He was, par excellence, the polished cosmopolitan man of the world.

It is a mistake to suppose that Buffon was par excellence a maker of hypotheses.

But this intermediate moment is par excellence the moment for psychology.

Come, as you are fond of patriots, I will show you the patriot, par excellence.

Everybody calls you "the wise" par excellence, and thinks you so.

Satin-stitch is par excellence the stitch for fine silkwork.

In letters, in life, Mark Twain is the American par excellence.

Impurity is the sin, par excellence, of all unchristian people.