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excellency

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1 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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2 exceptionally high quality
  • the excellency of the violins crafted by Stradivarius is beyond dispute

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The first known use of excellency was in the 15th century

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“Excellency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excellency. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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