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- superiority, majority; greatness; advantage; pull; preponderance, preponderation; vantage ground, prevalence, partiality; personal superiority; nobility; Triton among the minnows, primus inter pares, nulli secundus, captain; crackerjack.
- supremacy, preeminence; lead; maximum; record; τρικυμία, climax; culmination; transcendence; ne plus ultra; lion’s share, Benjamin’s mess; excess, surplus.
- be superior &c adj.; exceed, excel, transcend; outdo, † outbalance, outweigh, outrank, outrival, out-Herod; pass, surpass, get ahead of; over-top, override, overpass, overbalance, overweigh, overmatch; top, o’ertop, cap, beat, cut out; beat hollow; outstrip; eclipse, throw into the shade, take the shine out of, outshine, put one's nose out of joint; have the upper hand, have the whip hand of, have the advantage; turn the scale, kick the beam; play first fiddle; preponderate, predominate, prevail; precede, take precedence, come first; come to a head, culminate; beat all others, &c; bear the palm; break the record; take the cake.
- become larger, render larger.
- superior, greater, major, higher; exceeding &c v.; great &c 31; distinguished, ultra; vaulting; more than a match for.
- supreme, greatest, utmost, paramount, preeminent, foremost, crowning; first-rate; unrivaled, peerless, matchless; none such, second to none, sans pareil; † unparagoned, unparalleled, unequalled, † unapproached, unsurpassed; superlative, inimitable, facile princeps, incomparable, sovereign, without parallel, nulli secundus, ne plus ultra; beyond compare, beyond comparison; culminating; transcendent, transcendental; plus royaliste que le Roi, more Catholic than the Pope, increased; enlarged.
- beyond, more, over; over the mark, above the mark; above par; upwards of, in advance of; over and above; at the top of the scale, at its height.
- (gradu superanti) eminently, egregiously, preeminently, surpassing, prominently, superlatively, supremely, above all, of all things, the most, to crown all, κατ’ ἐξοχήν (kat’ exochen), par excellence, principally, especially, particularly, peculiarly, a fortiori, even, yea, still more.
- I shall not look upon his like again [Hamlet]; deos fortioribus adesse [Tacitus].