Definition of Excel at

1. Verb. Be good at. "She shines at math"

Exact synonyms: Shine At
Generic synonyms: Excel, Stand Out, Surpass



Lexicographical Neighbors of Excel At

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exceeders
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exceeding
exceedingly
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excel
excel at (current term)
excelled
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excellentness
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excelling
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Literary usage of Excel at

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Changes in Mental Traits with Age Determined by Annual Re-tests by Fowler Dell Brooks (1921)
"In concrete memory the boys excel only at nine, while in abstract memory they excel only at thirteen; in memory for Italian words the girls excel at all ..."

2. British Journal of Children's Diseases (1908)
"The girls excel at six of the nine years, in all except those of eight, nine, ... At one of these ages, that, of nine, the boys excel ; at the other four, ..."

3. Energy Policies of Iea Countries 2005 Review by International Energy Agency, Agencia Internacional de la Energía, SourceOECD (Online service (2005)
"It has recently begun to identify and award "Outlets that excel at Promoting Energy-Efficient ... Figure Japanese Logo of "Outlets that excel at Promoting ..."

4. Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton: Knt., LL. D., D. C. L., M. R. I. A by Robert Perceval Graves (1882)
"The opinion that I have just expressed, of my being less capable than hundreds of others to assist Francis in preparing to excel at the Cambridge ..."

5. The Gist of Golf by Harry Vardon (1922)
"... but he could not reconcile himself to the belief that a person who took such a dilettantish interest in the game as myself would ever excel at it. ..."

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