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1. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] of high or superior quality or performance.

Synonyms

  • pucka
  • tiptop
  • blue-ribbon
  • high-performance
  • select
  • capital
  • super
  • outstanding
  • top-hole
  • topnotch
  • fantabulous
  • topping
  • sterling
  • boss
  • best
  • well-made
  • caliber
  • spiffing
  • prize
  • gilt-edged
  • brilliant
  • first-rate
  • crack
  • shining
  • calibre
  • ace
  • superb
  • prime
  • quality
  • top-notch
  • tops
  • first-class
  • banner
  • premium
  • A-one
  • weapons-grade
  • brag
  • greatest
  • supreme
  • splendid
  • superlative
  • surpassing
  • transcendent
  • pukka
  • top-flight
  • excellent

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • unimportant
  • paid
  • employee

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Superior Skill

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
  • instill
  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • sunil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill

2. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] of or characteristic of high rank or importance.

Synonyms

  • patronizing
  • upper-level
  • majestic
  • high-level
  • dominant
  • high-ranking
  • upper
  • preeminent
  • patronising
  • olympian
  • condescending
  • eminent
  • superordinate
  • arch
  • high

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • inferior
  • noncomprehensive
  • inconspicuous

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

3. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] (sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by.

Antonyms

  • lowercase

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

4. superior

noun. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] the head of a religious community.

Synonyms

  • mother superior
  • abbess
  • archimandrite
  • prioress
  • prior
  • abbot

Antonyms

  • inferiority
  • superiority
  • low quality
  • high quality

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

5. superior

noun. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] one of greater rank or station or quality.

Synonyms

  • god
  • leader
  • higher-up
  • superordinate
  • supervisor

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • look down on

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

6. superior

noun. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character.

Synonyms

  • superscript
  • character
  • graphic symbol

Antonyms

  • bad
  • comparable
  • side
  • bottom

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

7. Superior

noun. the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes.

Synonyms

  • Great Lakes

8. superior

adjective. ['suːˈpɪriːɝ'] (often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by.

Antonyms

  • tasteless

Etymology

  • superior (Latin)

9. skill

noun. ['ˈskɪl'] an ability that has been acquired by training.

Synonyms

  • craftsmanship
  • soldiering
  • showmanship
  • marksmanship
  • acquirement
  • accomplishment
  • literacy
  • mastership
  • attainment
  • mixology
  • power
  • workmanship
  • numeracy
  • salesmanship
  • soldiership
  • swordsmanship
  • acquisition
  • ability
  • craft
  • horsemanship
  • oarsmanship

Antonyms

  • illiteracy
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • skilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skill (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. skill

noun. ['ˈskɪl'] ability to produce solutions in some problem domain.

Synonyms

  • nose
  • ability
  • science
  • virtuosity

Antonyms

  • literate
  • powerful
  • powerlessness
  • ineffectiveness

Etymology

  • skilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skill (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word superior-skill


1. Noun Phrase
The dictionary also defines "craft" as a "superior skill" that can be learned through "study and practice and observation."

2. Noun Phrase
Though his colleague, Linus, invented the harp, the great musician Thamyris showed his superior skill by playing the instrument with no vocal accompaniment, amazing listeners with his deft playing.

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