eximious

eximious

[eg-zim-ee-uhs]
adjective Obsolete.
distinguished; eminent; excellent.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin eximius select, distinguished, excellent (derivative of eximere to take out, remove), equivalent to ex- ex-1 + -im- (combining form of emere to take) + -ius -ious

eximiously, adverb
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eximious (ɛɡˈzɪmɪəs)
 
adj
rare select and distinguished; eminent
 
[C16: from Latin eximius, from eximere to take out, from emere to purchase]
 
ex'imiously
 
adv

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