Part of speech: verb

To be superior to; be more excellent than; be or do more or better; surpass.

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Usage examples "excel":

  1. Up she went, indeed, fear forgotten, every nerve strained, eager already to attain and excel in this new feat of climbing. - "The Brass Bound Box", Evelyn Raymond.
  2. There is not a knight in this country, a native of this land, whom you do not excel in favour. - "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"", Chretien DeTroyes.
  3. These Briefites excel us in more than a score of ways. - "Life in a Thousand Worlds", William Shuler Harris.