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of the greatest possible degree, quality, or intensity

existing only in concept and not in reality

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exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

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beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding

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The manner of movement, increasingly identified with interior actions and the intellect, becomes the criteria for the placement of each being--minerals, plants, animals, men, angels--in this hierarchy, (17) with God transcendently above as the apex, drawing all creatures to him.
But transcendently talented politicians know that the literal definition of a "crisis" is a moment where things could radically break in either direction.
AEP, saying it presented political questions that "are not the proper domain of judges" and that the "scope and magnitude of the relief Plaintiffs seek reveals the transcendently legislative nature of this litigation.
Along these lines, he dismisses the Chinese army as an inscrutable enigma and entertains a vague fantasy of them as a transcendently evil foe: a "phantom which cast no shadow.
This history, combined with the fact that he started out as a percussionist, says a lot about the expressive, highly rhythmic, and transcendently bluesy guitar style Traore went on to develop.
But this does not go far enough; De Quincey is not concerned to decipher hieroglyphic knowledge so much as to ingest it, to know it transcendently as a dreamtext, to be subject to it and yet to be divided from it.
Like Hegel and Habermas after him, Kant sought to have a God who was no longer recognized as transcendently existent or known theoretically but who nevertheless could do duty for philosophy, in this case as an idea and as a practical postulate.
If the deployment of transcendently grounded truth claims greatly enhances readerly credulity even vis-a-vis a text whose fictive dimension has always been recognized, like the Commedia, what can we expect of reader response to the foundational texts of revealed religions?
Forster's central thesis, however--that Christianity supplies the missing moral ground of capitalism because it holds that "the individual is transcendently sacred"--is hopeless.
If the Queen, like the King, has two bodies, hers is surely made to signify differently, for even if the body politic is somehow transcendently sexless, the body natural clearly is not.
Thus, Eliot seems preoccupied with a nearly Platonic realm of "Art" where changes in the "ideal order" (38) take place almost transcendently.
12) Like the gods of the ANE, the god(s) of Israel and biblical tradition were transcendently anthropomorphic.
But Christmas is more than one historical event, transcendently important though that event was.
We have either a president who is too dishonest to restrain himself, from invoking World War Three over Iran at least six weeks after he had to have known that the analogy would be fantastic, irresponsible hyperbole; or we have a president too transcendently stupid not to have asked--at what now appears to have been a series of opportunities to do so--whether the fairy tales he either created or was fed, were still even remotely plausible.
31) But the name's transcendently "analog" nature, its suggestion of sinusoidal fluctuations, also surely resonates with the other forces I have been discussing here.