Acceptable and Superior


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Acceptable adjective – Of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards.
Superior and acceptable are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Superior" instead an adjective "Acceptable".
Nearby Words: accept, accepted, acceptance, accepting, acceptably
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Superior adjective – Of the very best kind.
Usage example: a five-star restaurant known for its superior wine list

Acceptable and superior are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Acceptable" instead an adjective "Superior".
Nearby Words: superiority, superiorly, superioress
Synonyms for Superior

Things that words describes

quality acceptable quality superior quality
form acceptable form superior form
way acceptable way superior way
speed acceptable speed superior speed
Other nouns: level, tactics, magic, damage.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Star Trek: The Next Generation First explained in "A Matter of Honor" that an acceptable method of promotion on a Klingon ship is to kill one's superior if the superior has done something to deserve it.
  • Humans Are Bastards And they are just as brutal, if not more so, to each other; in that universe's Starfleet, killing your superior officer is an acceptable means of promotion.
  • Klingon Promotion The Star Trek Expanded Universe specifies that challenging a superior and taking their position by beating them in a fight is only acceptable under specific circumstances.
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