Definition of Excelling

1. Verb. (present participle of excel) ¹



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Definition of Excelling

1. excel [v] - See also: excel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Excelling

exceeding
exceedingly
exceeds
excel
excel at
excelled
excellence
excellences
excellencies
excellent
excellently
excellentness
excellento
excellest
excelleth
excelling (current term)
excels
excelsior
excelsior matting
excelsiors
excementosis
excentral
excentric
excentric amputation
excentrical
excentricities
excentricity
except
exceptant
excepted

Literary usage of Excelling

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

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... Be thou all our heart's desire, All our joy, and all our peace I LOVE DIVINE, ALL LOVE excelling EVE divine, all love excelling, Joy of heaven, ..."

2. The Student's Manual: Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming by John Todd (1859)
"All capable of excelling. Clavius. The boy on the top of the steeple. one has naturally the power of excelling in some one thing. ..."

3. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"LOVE divine, all love excelling, Joy of heaven to earth come down; Fix in us thy humble dwelling, All thy faithful mercies crown; Jesus, ..."

4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"... not excelling in tone, was in the greatest ]>oint, in pathetic impression, excelled by none ! Whose violin-playing approaches nearer the human voice ..."

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