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eximious

[eg-zim-ee-uh s] /ɛgˈzɪm i əs/
adjective, Obsolete
1.
distinguished; eminent; excellent.
Origin
1540-1550
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
Related forms
eximiously, adverb
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eximious

/ɛɡˈzɪmɪəs/
adjective
1.
(rare) select and distinguished; eminent
Derived Forms
eximiously, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Latin eximius, from eximere to take out, from emere to purchase
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