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a quality that gives something special worth claimed that granite has so many excellencies as material for countertops that it is well worth the high price

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“Excellency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excellency. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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