Ascendant and Superior


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Ascendant adjective – Tending or directed upward.
Superior is a synonym for ascendant in ruling topic. In some cases you can use "Superior" instead an adjective "Ascendant", when it comes to topics like influential.
Nearby Words: ascend, ascendancy, ascent, ascending, ascendent
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Superior adjective – Having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude.
Ascendant is a synonym for superior. You can use "Ascendant" instead an adjective "Superior".
Nearby Words: superiority, superiorly, superioress
Synonyms for Superior

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abilities ascendant abilities superior abilities

Both words in one sentence

  • Cool Starship The Covenant flagship Ascendant Justice from the novel Halo: First Strike, which is enhanced by Cortana to the point of "ridiculous badassness" (superior shields, pinpoint jump-drives, one-hit-kill weapons, etc.).
    Source: Cool Starship
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