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successful (part of speech: adjective)
superior (part of speech: noun)
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- The old champion stood looking down on his little girl's little boy. - "The Story of Louie", Oliver Onions.
- No; it was you who asked me whether I was her champion. - "The Claverings", Anthony Trollope.
- No one, not even Mr. Butler, was more keenly alive than he to the fact that in a serious conflict with a man who to- morrow night might be light- weight champion of the world he stood no chance whatever: but he did not intend to be made an exhibition of in front of Sally without doing something to hold his end up. - "The Adventures of Sally", P. G. Wodehouse.