He was in more intimate touch with Nature, and none, perhaps, have equalled the swift magic of his brush.
The devotion of Mr Sparkler was only to be equalled by the caprice and cruelty of his enslaver.
The intolerance of certain savants is equalled by that of certain dogmas.
This art is possessed by Plato in a degree which has never been equalled.
It is an assertion, the malignity of which is only equalled by its falsehood.
But then, too, in all those years no day had ever equalled the bitter awakening of that morning.
I do not think their patriotism has ever been equalled in the history of the world.
They have rarely, indeed, been equalled (p. 293) in the history of painting.
Nietzsche describes him as 'one of the most ambitious of men, whose superstition was only equalled by his cunning.
Perhaps this promptness has never been equalled in Kentucky.
late 14c., from Latin aequalis "uniform, identical, equal," from aequus "level, even, just," of unknown origin. Parallel formation egal (from Old French egal) was in use late 14c.-17c. The noun is recorded from 1570s.
1580s, "compare, liken," also "match, rival," from equal (adj.). Related: Equaled; equaling.