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excel

verb
 
 
/ɪkˈsel/ ( present participle excelling, past tense and past participle excelled) formal
[I] to be very good at something: Paula always excelled in languages at school.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
excel yourself to do something better than you usually do: The British team have excelled themselves this year to reach the finals.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
(Definition of excel from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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