superior

Part of speech: noun

Superiority.

Part of speech: adjective

Surpassing; more excellent; preferable.

Part of speech: adjective

Higher; upper.

Part of speech: noun

One who is superior: a chief.

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Usage examples "superior":

  1. They are all too literary and superior around here! - "Memoirs of an American Prima Donna", Clara Louise Kellogg.
  2. You might, he suggested, looking down into her face from his superior height, give me a bit of a lift- just a couple of miles up the road. - "The Brass Bowl", Louis Joseph Vance.
  3. So it chanced on the second day that she and I had been up the hill together, and were coming back to Bertric and his work down the little glen, when we came suddenly on the old superior, who was walking with bent head among the trees of a clearing, musing. - "A Sea Queen's Sailing", Charles Whistler.