Examples of excellent in a Sentence
Her new movie has received excellent reviews.
He is an excellent role model for young men everywhere.
The car is in excellent condition.
Recent Examples of excellent from the Web
The ancient creatures were considered excellent souvenirs, compactly embodying the exotic rituals of an ancient society.
On the other side, Wake Forest isn’t excellent in many categories, but the Demon Deacons do lead the ACC in pass defense, allowing just 179 yards per game.
Outlook: 125 Marina reports: Catfish fair on cut bait using jug lines; smallmouth and Kentucky bass excellent at night (7 p.m. to midnight) on topwater baits, also on spinnerbaits 8 to 10 feet down while casting from slightly deeper water.
The Golden Knights' home opener was a bit more somber than the franchise originally planned, although the crowd was still whipped into a frenzy by the team's excellent play.
Where Jaguar and Mercedes-Benz stand out as excellent in the engine note category (manufactured as those notes may be), this sits on the other end of the sound spectrum.
Emma Campbell-Jones is excellent as widow Mary, lonely but not pathetic, while Heughan renders Jamie's grief palpable with a solitary tear running down his cheek.
Be excellent to each other, B&T. Halloween Horror Nights runs select nights through Nov. 4.
The Russians are excellent at covering their tracks.
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Origin and Etymology of excellent
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
SynonymsA-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful, out of this world, too much
Antonymsatrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched
Related Wordsacceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK (or okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditional
Near Antonymsbad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rate
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