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surpassing

[ser-pas-ing, -pah-sing] /sərˈpæs ɪŋ, -ˈpɑ sɪŋ/
adjective
1.
of a large amount or high degree; exceeding, excelling, or extraordinary:
structures of surpassing magnificence.
adverb
2.
in a surpassing manner; extraordinarily.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; surpass + -ing2
Related forms
surpassingly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for surpassingly

surpassing

/sɜːˈpɑːsɪŋ/
adjective
1.
exceptional; extraordinary
adverb
2.
(obsolete or poetic) (intensifier): surpassing fair
Derived Forms
surpassingly, adverb
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