Thesaurus / rivalled


Bull-running and bull-baiting was an attraction only rivalled by bear-baiting.

No English poet before him has ever excelled his utterances on music, none has so much as rivalled his utterances on art.

If any thing could have rivalled the interest of a sudden death for Mrs. Lake, it must have been such a wedding as this.

Jan of the WindmillJuliana Horatia Ewing

Only in certain large cities was it rivalled by a few great firms.

No Genoese, except Francesco, rivalled him in this branch; for Gio.

His civil administration has rivalled and transcended his warlike exploits.

He lectured on art and had a knowledge of the art of the world which few men in Europe rivalled.

Chinese PaintersRaphael Petrucci

The sheep and horses of Btica rivalled in renown those of the Asturias.

History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

In the course of a century or two, several of them appear to have rivalled, and even to have surpassed, their mother cities.

We cannot tell how high those mountains may have been, but they might well have rivalled the Alps.


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