excel excel  /ɪk ˈsɛl/

Definition(s):

  • (v) distinguish oneself

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Usage(s):

  1. Tzipi's strength to endure, indeed to excel, in what were difficult, often heartbreaking, conditions was a testament to her character.
  2. Endowed by genetics with standard equipment, they excel at pursuits that tend to favor more formidable types.
  3. Liu wasn't the only Asian to excel in a sport in which the region's athletes were expected to be outclassed.

News

  1. Excel by 5 eyes next generation

    HERNANDO — With an eye toward improving the lives of the next generation, Hernando's Excel by 5 program, a purely Mississippi initiative, is conducting a "community needs assessment" to determine what tools children aged birth through five years-old need to succeed in life.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: DeSoto Times-Tribune

  2. Excel Latin America Bond Fund II Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

    Excel Latin America Bond Fund II Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Excel Maritime To Get Investments To Reduce Debt

    Excel Maritime To Get Investments To Reduce Debt
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "I have a full life and I enjoy my life," said Williams, who turned 30 in June. "I enjoy my tennis and I enjoy my pursuits off the court. I aim to excel in all of them."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Venus Williams Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We both are warriors. We both want to excel. We both wanted to dominate, and when you play against the best you want to perform at your best" Ewing said. "So we both definitely looked at each other as the best."
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Patrick Ewing Source: KSTP.com

  3. "In fact, one of the saddest but most common conditions in elementary school computer labs (when they exist in the developing world), is the children are being trained to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint," Negroponte wrote in an e-mail interview....
    on Dec 31, 2006 By: Nicholas Negroponte Source: BusinessWeek

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