Commonwealth, of the majority excelling in virtue.
Monarchy, of one excelling in virtue: ii.
- The temple of Athena Alea at Tegea is described by Pausanias as excelling all others in the Peloponnese both in size and in beauty of construction.
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Good note taking skills can mean the difference between excelling in school and simply getting average grades.
A monument was erected by the inhabitants of Phlius in honour of Pratinas's son Aristias, who, with his father, enjoyed the reputation of excelling all, with the exception of Aeschylus, in the composition of satyric dramas, one of which was called Cyclops.
As an advocate his sharpness and rapidity of insight gave him a formidable advantage in the detection of the weaknesses of a witness and the vulnerable points of his opponent's case, while he grouped his own arguments with an admirable eye to effect, especially excelling in eloquent closing appeals to a jury.
The chiefs are a real aristocracy, excelling the people in physique, skill, intellect and acquirements of all sorts; and the reverence felt for them, now gradually diminishing, was very great, and had something of a religious character.
Aristocracy, of a class excelling in virtue: iii.
"They are as unlike the Malays as we are, excelling them in tallness of stature and elegance of shape, and being perfectly distinguished by their oval face, with a fairly high and open brow, their aquiline nose and their horizontally placed eyes.
GWR itself recently announced strong interim results to September 2000, with classic fm excelling.
Perceval was a vigorous debater, specially excelling in replies, in which his thorough mastery of all the details of his subject gave him a great advantage.
He was a man of many gifts, excelling alike in preaching, in debate and in friendship, and declined many offers of more remunerative service.
While excelling him in suppleness and dexterity, he lacked the force of character possessed by the great "tribune of the people"; and his influence was gradually eclipsed by that of the more ardent and determined champions of democracy, the Girondins and the Jacobins.
Tests can help you determine where you curriculum is lacking and where your child is excelling.
An only child, he spent his early years engaging and excelling in a variety of sports.
In addition to excelling in demanding careers in both fields, she is also an outspoken advocate for AIDS/HIV awareness and breast cancer.
Excelling at an interview is a combination of answering interview questions in the best way possible, and in making an overall good impression.
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