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1. excel

verb. ['ɪkˈsɛl'] distinguish oneself.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • rank
  • excel at
  • transcend
  • overstep
  • surpass
  • outrank
  • exceed
  • top
  • stand out
  • go past

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born

Etymology

  • excellere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Excel

  • antipersonell
  • industrielle
  • aix-la-chapelle
  • marcantel
  • mademoiselle
  • sanmiguel
  • materiel
  • jeanmichele
  • esquivel
  • esquibel
  • clientele
  • carrasquel
  • carbonell
  • anfal
  • ransdell
  • quesnel
  • postrelle
  • personnel
  • nepl
  • montiel
  • mirabel
  • lyondell
  • get-well
  • gabriele
  • futrell
  • frenzel
  • dantrell
  • cantrelle
  • cantrell
  • bracknell

How do you pronounce excel?

Pronounce excel as ɪkˈsɛl.

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How do you spell excel? Is it excell ?

A common misspelling of excel is excell

Sentences with excel


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Your performance evaluation should identify areas where you excel and areas where you could use improvement.

2. Verb, base form
You have to be a legal detective to excel as a lawyer.

Quotes about excel


1. One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

2. I want to write because I have the urge to excel in one medium of translation and expression of life. I can't be satisfied with the colossal job of merely living. Oh, no, I must order life in sonnets and sestinas and provide a verbal reflector for my 60-watt lighted head.
- Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

3. I think what coaching is all about, is taking players and analyzing there ability, put them in a position where they can excel within the framework of the team winning. And I hope that I've done that in my 33 years as a head coach.
- Don Shula

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