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adjective as in exquisite

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I think our position represents the best of ethics and a consensus about principles that transcends lots of different specific moral commitments.

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Glenn — like Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Sally Ride — transcends the genre of space history and is known to the general public, even if only as a vague memory of one who flew into orbit during the dawn of the space race.

I think that desire for authenticity and courage in elected officials transcends geography, political ideology, and party affiliation.

In the wake of that success, Beane’s analytical approach eventually transcended the small-market A’s and reshaped the way every team crafts a roster, for better and for worse.

Now visible within the GMB dash, the new critical designation makes known that it transcends any one Google product.

Policy is about wielding power, while mercy is about transcending power by renouncing it.

“The music is now transcending all types of people,” says Ronnissey.

We talk about evil and whether humans are capable of transcending our limitations.

Bush 41 was back at the White House on Monday, transcending partisan bitterness as he was honored by Obama.

Rapture was self-transcending, which led to quiescence, tranquility, and catharsis.

A gold chain, with a number of pendant scaraboei, was found in a tomb in Vulci, transcending anything before seen by him.

Music therefore may sound nice, but we desire to arrive at some explanation far transcending this.

Thus it came to constitute a human ideal far transcending the hero.

It has nothing to do with transcending mental states to arrive at an external object.

That would have been a grievous blow but for the transcending thought—it was not his grave that had been disturbed!


On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to transcending, such as: poignant, acute, concentrated, consummate, desperate, and excruciating.

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