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Exceptional; exceeding:
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  1. Exceptional; exceeding:
  2. That surpasses the average or usual; exceeding or excelling; unusually excellent
Designating a big city and the cities and towns surrounding it, esp. such an area included in the U.S. census
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  1. Designating a big city and the cities and towns surrounding it, esp. such an area included in the U.S. census
  2. Comparative form of great: more great
  3. Of, relating to, or being a city considered together with its populous suburbs:
Comparative form of fine: more fine
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  1. Comparative form of fine: more fine
That has been made better; enhanced
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  1. That has been made better; enhanced
More desirable or worthy than another; preferred:
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  1. More desirable or worthy than another; preferred:
  2. Better than some other option; preferred.
  3. More desirable; to be preferred
Getting better
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More desirable; to be preferred
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  1. More desirable; to be preferred
  2. More desirable or worthy than another; preferred:
  3. Better than some other option; preferred.
Comparative form of polite: more polite
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  1. Comparative form of polite: more polite
Comparative form of posh: more posh
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  1. Comparative form of posh: more posh
Comparative form of classy: more classy
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  1. Comparative form of classy: more classy
Of or having to do with convalescence
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  1. Of or having to do with convalescence
  2. Gradually recovering health after illness
(Logic) Said of one proposition with respect to another one: that the former entails the latter, but the latter does not entail the former.
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  1. (Logic) Said of one proposition with respect to another one: that the former entails the latter, but the latter does not entail the former.
  2. Comparative form of strong: more strong
Abstaining from the use of an addictive substance
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  1. Abstaining from the use of an addictive substance
Having greater weight; heavier.
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  1. Having greater weight; heavier.
  2. Having superior force, importance, or influence:
  3. That preponderates; greater in amount, weight, power, influence, importance, etc.; predominant
Comparative form of weighty: more weighty
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Additional; further
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  1. Additional; further
  2. Greater in size, amount, extent, or degree:
  3. Greater in amount, degree, or number
To make or become better; improve:
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  1. To make or become better; improve:
To revise or reconstruct (a manuscript, for example).
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  1. To revise or reconstruct (a manuscript, for example).
  2. To patch up or restore; renovate.
  3. To renovate, revise, improve or renew; to patch.
To free from coarse, unsuitable, or immoral characteristics:
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  1. To free from coarse, unsuitable, or immoral characteristics:
  2. To remove by purifying.
  3. To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
To exceed or surpass
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  1. To exceed or surpass
  2. To excel; go beyond in performance; surpass.
  3. To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
To be at the top of; head; lead
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  1. To be at the top of; head; lead
  2. To reach the top of; be on a level with
  3. To be a top for
Of a higher nature or kind.
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  1. Of a higher nature or kind.
  2. Greater in number or amount than another:
  3. Higher than another in rank, station, or authority:
Of the most excellent sort; surpassing all others
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  1. Of the most excellent sort; surpassing all others
  2. Greatest; most:
  3. Surpassing all others in excellence, achievement, or quality; most excellent:
Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.
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  1. Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.
  2. Comparative form of great: more great
  3. Of, relating to, or being a city considered together with its populous suburbs:
Comparative form of large: more large
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  1. Comparative form of large: more large
Superlative form of large: most large
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  1. Superlative form of large: most large
Greatest in amount, quantity, or degree
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  1. Greatest in amount, quantity, or degree
  2. In the greatest number of instances
One of the governing officers of a church, often having pastoral or teaching functions.
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  1. One of the governing officers of a church, often having pastoral or teaching functions.
  2. An older person with some authority or dignity in a tribe or community
  3. Any of various unrelated plants, as the box elder or the marsh elder
A student in the fourth year of high school or college.
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  1. A student in the fourth year of high school or college.
  2. One that is of a higher position, rank, or grade than another in the same set or class.
  3. (Short for) senior citizen
(Printing) A superior character, as the number 2 in x2 .
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  1. (Printing) A superior character, as the number 2 in x2 .
  2. A superior person or thing
  3. One that surpasses another in rank or quality.
(Informal) A person of higher rank or position
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  1. (Informal) A person of higher rank or position
  2. One who has a rank, position, or status superior to others.
A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
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  1. A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
  2. A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
  3. Benefit or profit; gain:
A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity:
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  1. A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity:
  2. A protruding part; an outward curve or swelling.
  3. (Informal) Advantage or margin of advantage
One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
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  1. One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
  2. (--- Games) A draw shot.
  3. A special advantage; an edge:
The act of falling; descent:
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  1. The act of falling; descent:
  2. A trace or hint:
  3. A central place or establishment where something, such as mail, is brought and subsequently distributed.
The part farthest from the middle; line where something begins or ends; border, or part nearest the border; margin
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  1. The part farthest from the middle; line where something begins or ends; border, or part nearest the border; margin
  2. A margin of superiority; an advantage:
  3. (Informal) Advantage
An instance of this
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  1. An instance of this
  2. The state or quality of being superior, or higher, greater, better, etc.
  3. The state of being superior
A position of control or advantage.
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  1. A position of control or advantage.
A position, condition, or opportunity that is likely to provide superiority or an advantage.
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  1. A position, condition, or opportunity that is likely to provide superiority or an advantage.
  2. (Dated, tennis) Alternative form of advantage (score after deuce)
  3. An advantage in a competition or conflict; superiority.
(Informal) An advantageous position, as in a competition.
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  1. (Informal) An advantageous position, as in a competition.
  2. The inner, shorter way around an oval racetrack
  3. (Idiomatic) Any advantage.
A step or level:
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  1. A step or level:
  2. (Comput.) A program instruction that causes an instruction in another part of the program to be the next executed
  3. (Informal) An initial competitive advantage; a head start:
To make or become better; improve:
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  1. To make or become better; improve:
To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter. To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter.
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  1. To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter. To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter.
  2. To improve one's conduct
  3. To change for the better; improve:
To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
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  1. To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
  2. To be of use or provide relief:
  3. To give material or financial aid to:
To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
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  1. To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
  2. To become better in quality or condition
  3. (Now Rare) To use profitably or to good advantage
To make or become better; improve; ameliorate
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  1. To make or become better; improve; ameliorate
  2. To grow better.
To promote to a more skilled job at higher pay
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  1. To promote to a more skilled job at higher pay
  2. To enhance or improve one's condition, status, capabilities, etc.
  3. To replace an existing object with something better
In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
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  1. In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
  2. Well
  3. To get the better of; beat:
(Now Rare) To surpass others, as in a quality or quantity; be outstanding
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  1. (Now Rare) To surpass others, as in a quality or quantity; be outstanding
  2. To go or be beyond (a limit, limiting regulation, measure, etc.)
  3. To be better than or superior to:
To show superiority; surpass others:
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  1. To show superiority; surpass others:
  2. To do or be better than; surpass.
  3. To be better or greater than, or superior to (another or others)
To exceed or surpass
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  1. To exceed or surpass
  2. To excel; go beyond in performance; surpass.
  3. To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
To be superior to; outdo
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  1. To be superior to; outdo
  2. To prove greater or better than; surpass.
  3. To surpass or be better than something or someone else
To go beyond; exceed:
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  1. To go beyond; exceed:
  2. To run faster than the others.
  3. To run faster, farther, or better than
To surpass in obvious excellence; outdo.
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  1. To surpass in obvious excellence; outdo.
  2. To exceed something or someone else, especially in an obvious or flamboyant manner
  3. To shine brighter or longer than (another)
To be greater than or superior to; exceed or surpass:
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  1. To be greater than or superior to; exceed or surpass:
  2. To move past or ahead of:
  3. To go at a faster pace than; get ahead of
To be handed on or circulated from person to person
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  1. To be handed on or circulated from person to person
  2. To be transferred or conveyed to another by will or deed:
  3. To hand, throw, or hit (a ball, puck, etc.) from one player to another
To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
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  1. To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
  2. To go beyond the limit, capacity, range, etc. of
  3. To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.
(Sports) To hit or stroke (a ball) unintentionally at a point above its center or near its top, giving it a forward spin
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  1. (Sports) To hit or stroke (a ball) unintentionally at a point above its center or near its top, giving it a forward spin
  2. To go over the top of (a rise of ground, etc.)
  3. To be better, more effective, funnier, etc. than; surpass; outdo
To pass beyond the limits of (a category or conception, for instance):
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  1. To pass beyond the limits of (a category or conception, for instance):
  2. To be separate from or beyond (experience, the material universe, etc.)
  3. To go beyond the limits of; overstep; exceed
(Informal) To be superior to or better than:
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  1. (Informal) To be superior to or better than:
  2. To arrive or finish before (another):
  3. To take beating or stirring
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