Surpassing and Superior


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Surpassing adjective – Exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence.
Superior is a synonym for surpassing in predominant topic. In some cases you can use "Superior" instead an adjective "Surpassing".
Nearby Words: surpass, surpassingly, surpassed
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Superior adjective – Of high or superior quality or performance.
Usage example: superior math students

Surpassing is a synonym for superior in better topic. You can use "Surpassing" instead an adjective "Superior", if it concerns topics such as predominant, finer, worthier.
Nearby Words: superiority, superiorly, superioress
Synonyms for Superior
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