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Word Example of - excellent

    Example Sentences for excellent

    The tree is a strong, vigorous, and healthy grower, and an excellent bearer.

    The hall in the rear of the building had an excellent dancing floor.

    The instruction in this school appears to have been excellent.

    An excellent piece of literary, artistic and mechanical work.

    The morning was fresh and sweet, and we were all in excellent spirits.

    In his present rôle he would have made an excellent clown in a circus ring.

    For a very bulky pack it is excellent in that it binds in so many places.

    We have an excellent chance to study the operation in the case of slang.

    This book was an excellent antidote to the Byronic fever, then at its height.

    Nevertheless, if appointed, he might have made an excellent policeman.

Word Origin & History of - excellent

    Word Origin & History

    excellent mid-14c., from O.Fr. excellent, from L. excellentem (nom. excellens), prp. of excellere (see excel).