Surpassing and Top


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Surpassing adjective – Exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence.
Top and surpassing are semantically related. in outdo something or someone topic. In some cases you can use "Top" instead the word "Surpassing" as an adjective or a verb.
Nearby Words: surpass, surpassingly, surpassed
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Top adjective – Being at a point or level higher than all others.
Surpassing and top are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Surpassing" instead an adjective "Top".
Nearby Words: topping, topmost, toping, toped
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  • Japanese alpinist Yuichiro Miura reached the top of the Mount Everest at 80 years old, surpassing Min Bahadur Sherchan as the oldest person who has done so.
  • Serial Escalation Some series push themselves up and over the top, surpassing the bar they just set themselves a few episodes ago.
  • In addition, it became the top-selling Blu-Ray of all time in Japan on its first day of sale, surpassing previous record-holder Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance in one day.
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