excel

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Related to excelling: imploring, deteriorate, relented, prevailed, exuberates
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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 ?
She desired to protect them, and often felt that they could protect her, excelling where she was deficient.
He was tall, well set-up, good-looking and healthy; and his clear pale face had under its commonplace refinement that slight tinge of overbearing brutality which is given by the possession of only partly difficult accomplishments; by excelling in games, or in the art of making money; by the easy mastery over animals and over needy men.
Here was Miss Edwards, who only paid a small premium which had been spent long ago, every day outshining and excelling the baronet's daughter, who learned all the extras (or was taught them all) and whose half-yearly bill came to double that of any other young lady's in the school, making no account of the honour and reputation of her pupilage.