Above and Beneath


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Above adverb – To or in a higher place.
Usage example: we eventually got used to the planes constantly flying above

Beneath is an antonym for above in over topic.
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Beneath preposition – In a lower position than.
Usage example: sat beneath him, on the floor, for the group photo

Above is an antonym for beneath in topics: under, inferior, in a lower place.
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  • An enemy which is close to an explosion but very far beneath or above it will still take damage.
  • It has the potential to be a good game, but is almost completely wrecked by unintuitive jump physics and a bizarre camera system that makes it impossible to see what's immediately above or beneath you, and even then there are only four unique enemy behavior patterns (discounting bosses).
  • The title character of Lucifer considers lying beneath him, but he's not above letting people hear what they want to hear.
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