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more than

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senior to

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  • less than
  • lesser than
  • lower than
  • subordinate to
  • inferior to

better than

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  • better than
  • superior to

exempt from

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  • exempt from
  • superior to
  • beyond
  • immune to
  • not subject to
  • out of reach of
  • not exposed to
  • not liable to
  • not in danger of
  • not vulnerable to
  • insusceptible to

before

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overhead

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earlier mentioned

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  • earlier mentioned
  • previously mentioned
  • formerly mentioned
  • foregoing

above all

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Synonyms for above

an earlier section of a written text

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appearing earlier in the same text

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at an earlier place

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Upon the entire surface of that ancient planet I never before had seen a hill or mountain that exceeded four thousand feet in height above the dead sea bottoms, and as the ascent was usually gradual, nearly to their summits they presented but few opportunities for the practice of climbing.
One stride beyond she took--a second, a third, and then the silent coil shot out above her.
Amid the angry shouting of thern guardsmen we rose high above the last fortress of the Holy Therns, and then raced straight toward the northeast and Kaol, the destination which I had heard from the lips of Matai Shang.
And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor; And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor Shall be lifted -- nevermore!
And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadows on the floor; And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor Shall be lifted--nevermore!
The horrid cry that had come down to him from above through the ancient well-shaft still haunted him, so that he trembled in terror at even the sounds of his own cautious advance.
Its cabins occupied its axis,, with a sort of bridge deck above, and the gas-chambers gave the whole affair the shape of a gipsy's hooped tent, except that it was much flatter.
Study above, pages 77-81, and read in Le Morte Darthur as much as time permits.
Torn clouds, whipped to ragged streamers, fled low above the tree tops.
The elevation of the vast plateau on which this lake is situated, is estimated by Captain Bonneville at one and three-fourths of a mile above the level of the ocean.
The place fixed on for the stand-shooting was not far above a stream in a little aspen copse.
Above it lie the several minerals in their usual order, and over all is a coat of rich mould, ten or twelve feet deep.
In a hundred places they had applied the torch, and columns of dense smoke were rising above the city as though to blot out from the eye of heaven the horrid sights beneath.
In one place, five hundred feet above the sea, the perpendicular bank on the upper side of the road was ten or fifteen feet high, and the cut exposed three veins of oyster shells, just as we have seen quartz veins exposed in the cutting of a road in Nevada or Montana.
So he moderated the flame of his cylinder, and the balloon, in a few moments, had descended to an altitude only three hundred feet above the soil.