Definition of excel:
surmount, go one better, outmatch, have an eye for, pass by, better, jump, outshine, outgo, shine, go by, surpass, jump out, leap out, improve upon, have a bent for, travel by, outshine, go beyond, be superior, stand out, go beyond, big, go past, stick out, pass, have a flair for, have a good head for, top, outrun, have an ear for.
To the Eupatridae he assigned the care of religious rites, the supply of magistrates for the city, and the interpretation of the laws and customs sacred or profane, yet he placed them on an equality with the other citizens, thinking that the nobles would always excel in dignity, the farmers in usefulness, and the artisans in numbers.- "Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)", Plutarch.
- "A Canadian Bankclerk", J. P. Buschlen.
- "Cromwell", Shakespeare (spurious and doubtful works).