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exemplary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of exemplary

  1. 1 constituting, serving as, or worthy of being a pattern to be imitated as a hospital volunteer you have given exemplary service to your community Synonyms of exemplary archetypal (also archetypical), classic, definitive, model, imitable, paradigmatic, quintessential, textbookWords Related to exemplary ideal, nonpareil, special, unique; absolute, flawless, impeccable, perfect; A-OK, A1, bang-up, banner, capital, choice, crackerjack, dandy, excellent, fabulous, fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, grand, great, groovy, jim-dandy, keen, marvelous (or marvellous), nifty, par excellence, prime, primo [slang], sensational, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful; exceptional, fancy, high-gradeNear Antonyms of exemplary bad, low-grade, poor, substandard, unsatisfactory; atrocious, execrable, vile, wretched; deficient, disappointing, failed, inadequate, inferior; average, normal, ordinary, representative, typical; mediocre, second-class, second-rate

  2. 2 serving as or offering a warning armies have traditionally used public execution as an exemplary punishment for the crime of desertion Synonyms of exemplary admonishing, admonitory, cautioning, cautionary, monitory, premonitory, warningWords Related to exemplary didactic, moralistic, moralizing; advisory, counseling (or counselling); punishing, punitive



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