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synonyms for surpassing

  • predominant
  • ascendent
  • dominant
  • superior
  • commanding
  • controlling
  • predominating
  • prevailing
  • supreme
See also synonyms for: surpassingly

antonyms for surpassing

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  • humble
  • inferior
  • inferior
  • sicker
  • smaller
  • unhealthy
  • worse
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    How to use surpassing in a sentence

    Have I not a G of surpassing splendour, of a fruitiness rarely encountered in this vale of tears?
    FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
    The machinery in it is said to be especially good, surpassing anything of the kind to be seen even in Europe.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    I am thankful and I marvel at the surpassing beneficence of the ever-blessed Trinity, who conferred on thee this privilege.
    MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
    It displays an affection equal to that of the dog, and a sympathy surpassing that of any other animal below man.
    MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
    Of course, it is needless to say that every one at court saw and was charmed with its surpassing beauty.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
    But one of these little creatures in her kindness added, with surpassing power the effect of the wilderness.
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    He has, even in civilized societies, a propensity to fight with one or more of his fellows for a female of surpassing beauty.
    ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
    His surpassing bravery and self-sacrificing candor profoundly impressed eminent Virginians.
    THE RAID OF JOHN BROWN AT HARPER'S FERRY AS I SAW ITREV. SAMUEL VANDERLIP LEECH
    Yet, had he been in a different mood, his stay in the place might now have been very enjoyable, and of surpassing interest.
    THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
    It was a bright day, and the country roundabout176 of surpassing interest to the Indiana farmer.
    SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO SURPASSING

    • before
    • beyond
    • exceeding
    • prior to
    • superior to
    • surpassing
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