Definition of Excelled

1. Verb. (past of excel) ¹



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Definition of Excelled

1. excel [v] - See also: excel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Excelled

exceding
exceed
exceedable
exceedance
exceedances
exceeded
exceeder
exceeders
exceedest
exceedeth
exceeding
exceedingly
exceeds
excel
excel at
excelled (current term)
excellence
excellences
excellencies
excellent
excellently
excellentness
excellento
excellest
excelleth
excelling
excels
excelsior
excelsior matting
excelsiors

Literary usage of Excelled

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

1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Bancroft's work in scientific thoroughness and philosophic grasp, and Prescott's in the picturesque brilliancy of the narrative, while it excelled them both ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty, and as Homer has done this in invention, Virgil has in judgment. ..."

3. Of the Origin and Progress of Language by James Burnett Monboddo (1792)
"He studied action and pronunciation very much) and excelled in it more than in any other art. ... It does not appear that Cicero excelled in ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1890)
"... Progress" are not only charming reading, but are full of suggestions and excelled advice. The same may be said of Stevens' " Around the World on a ..."

5. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell, Arnold Glover (1901)
"TO write the Life of him who excelled all mankind in writing the lives of others, and who, whether we consider his extraordinary endowments, or his various ..."

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