Definition of Excels

1. Verb. (third-person singular of excel) ¹



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Definition of Excels

1. excel [v] - See also: excel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Excels

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

Literary usage of Excels

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

1. Resolves, Divine, Moral and Political by Owen Felltham (1820)
"WHEREIN A CHRISTIAN excels OTHER MEN. 1 HERE are several things wherein a christian has much the advantage of all the professors of other religions. ..."

2. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by John William Cunliffe, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1922)
"They fall, Moreover, though HD excels all the 5 ... members of her group in exquisite re- £,^ again, straint, Amy Lowell excels HD in Th' °«)wn ..."

3. Gesta Romanorum, Or, Entertaining Moral Stories: Invented by the Monks as a by Charles Swan (1824)
"TALE L. OF WISDOM, WHICH excels STRENGTH. THERE was a king who promoted a poor man to great wealth, and committed to him the custody of one of his castles. ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"The Italian cabinet work excels in this respect that of any other country. To produce this effect, the workmen first saturate the surface with olive oil, ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... grows as luxuriantly as its vegetation, yet on the other hand, it excels in this respect that of the other Semitic races, the Hebrews not excepted. ..."

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