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Synonyms for excel

excel in or at something

Synonyms

  • be good at
  • be master of
  • predominate in
  • shine at
  • be proficient in
  • show talent in
  • be skilful at
  • have (something) down to a fine art
  • be talented at

Synonyms for excel

Synonyms for excel

References in classic literature ?
These were the sons of Merops of Percote, who excelled in all kinds of divination.
Here was a life that excelled even that of the jungle, for here he might have the society of men--real men whom he could honor and respect, and yet be near to the wild nature that he loved.
We have a cook whose omelettes are only excelled by her cutlets.
He also thought of his brother; and whilst the latter was thus vividly present to his mind the door opened, and John entered, hurrying to the bedside of the prisoner, who stretched out his broken limbs and his hands tied up in bandages towards that glorious brother, whom he now excelled, not in services rendered to the country, but in the hatred which the Dutch bore him.
Here was one that excelled in the things worth excelling in, a man-god ready to hand, and Kama could not but worship--withal he gave no signs of it.
His hatred of them knew no bounds, and he excelled Martin in denunciation when he turned upon them.
Him they called the Bug, because he was small and ungainly of face and limb and excelled not in work or deed.
Within an hour the guests were seated around a board which creaked under the great pasties and joints of meat, varied by those more dainty dishes in which the French excelled, the spiced ortolan and the truffled beccaficoes.