excelled excelled  /ɪk ˈsɛld/


  • (v) distinguish oneself


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  1. He has excelled as both a speaker and a debater.
  2. She excelled in recognizing good designs and figuring out which ones could be sold to which stores and at what price.
  3. Then what you can say is, Sit down with me, go through your resume with me and, as a co-worker, point out your successes as a team or projects that person has excelled at.


  1. BKHS trap team news

    This year’s trap team members have excelled. With the unpredictable spring we had, practice time was very limited. Four tournaments were cancelled due to weather. Shooters competed in frigid weather on April 13 and did not get to compete again until May 6.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Belmond Independent

  2. Mildred Kern, U.N. worker

    Statistician excelled in sewing and was a savvy follower of the stock market Mildred Kern, an original resident of the North Oaks Retirement Community who had worked overseas for the United Nations, died of heart disease Sunday at her home. She was six days short of turning 105.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Several RUSD students excel at State French Contest

    RACINE — Several Racine Unified School District students excelled in the State French Contest in Wisconsin Rapids on April 27. Students had to qualify for the state contest at the regional contest at Carthage College.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Journal Times


  1. "There is no basis to question her integrity, and no one should presume that this intelligent woman, who has excelled during every part of her varied and distinguished career, lacks independence," said Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), the...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Patrick Leahy Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "We started together in New York and he always excelled at everything he set out to do, his friendships and his humanity as much as his talents," said Martin Landau, a longtime close friend and associate in the Actors Studio, through spokesman...
    on May 26, 2004 By: Martin Landau Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Carter said in a statement that he and his wife, Rosalynn, "are deeply saddened." "Hamilton was my closest political adviser, a trusted confidant and my friend. His judgment, insight and wisdom were excelled only by his compassion and love of...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Washington Post

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