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adjective as in ascendant

adjective as in higher

preposition as in above

Strongest match

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Example Sentences

Somehow Turner nailed that one second of surpassing natural force.

By 2013, that figure rose to $61 million, surpassing Jameson Irish whiskey and Patron tequila.

More than that, it was ultimate proof of a surpassing American technical achievement, the creation of the Jet Age.

With 22 days left, Solar Roadways has already raised $1.64 million, easily surpassing its $1 million goal.

And by Tuesday, it had raised more than $115,000, far surpassing its goal.

Have I not a G of surpassing splendour, of a fruitiness rarely encountered in this vale of tears?

The machinery in it is said to be especially good, surpassing anything of the kind to be seen even in Europe.

I am thankful and I marvel at the surpassing beneficence of the ever-blessed Trinity, who conferred on thee this privilege.

It displays an affection equal to that of the dog, and a sympathy surpassing that of any other animal below man.

Of course, it is needless to say that every one at court saw and was charmed with its surpassing beauty.


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On this page you'll find 799 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surpassing, such as: predominant, ascendent, dominant, superior, commanding, and controlling.

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