excelling excelling  /ɛk ˈsɛ lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (v) distinguish oneself

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Usage(s):

  1. But if the framers made qualifying for the job easy, they made excelling at it difficult.
  2. At first Chessman made up for poverty and physical shortcomings by excelling in schoolwork.
  3. It's an odd contradiction: an excelling company being reviled in a country that embraces the profit motive.

News

  1. US Open Golf 2013 Tee Times: Pairings and Predictions for Friday

    Day 1 of the 2013 U.S. Open sported its fair share of surprises, whether it was Phil Mickelson excelling on little rest or some big names flopping at Merion Golf Club. Merion is known for having brutal roughs and lightning-quick greens, so those who were accurate drivers and putted well figured to do well on Thursday. Of course, golf is an unpredictable game. Some golfers whose styles fit Merion ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Under-21s Review: Why England's Future Looks Dark Ahead of World Cup 2014

    Played three, lost three: That's the record England's U21 side leave the European Championships in Israel with after a dismal, disheartening week. Success breeds success, and this competition is the type you want to be excelling in. Germany won it in 2009 using Sami Khedira , Mats Hummels , Manuel Neuer , Mesut Oezil and Marcel Schmelzer   . Look where those players are now. For England, it was ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Car Wrap Denver Launched by Impressions Holdings as Denver's #1 Vehicle Wraps Team

    Impressions Holdings, an experimental online marketing company, is proud to announce the launch of the new Car Wrap Denver website. Excelling at vinyl wraps and mobile advertisement, Car Wrap Denver brings competitive edge and one-of-a-kind craft that's hard to match from any car wrap team in the country. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/vinyl-wraps-for ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "We were so pleased to announce Baynote as a Red Herring Top 100 Global Company," commented Red Herring publisher Alex Vieux. "Baynote has proven to be a company excelling in their industry and its ripples have turned into waves. It was...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Alex Vieux Source: PR Web (press release)

  2. "We're talking about a player who is used to excelling at a certain level and I've seen that, and certainly he knows what that level is," Payton said. "We discussed this a little bit last night even on the flight of how difficult it is when...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Sean Payton Source: International Herald Tribune

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ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /