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 for Excel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Excel \Ex*cel"\, v. i.
     To surpass others in good qualities, laudable actions, or
     acquirements; to be distinguished by superiority; as, to
     excel in mathematics, or classics.
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           Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel. --Gen. xlix.
                                                    4.
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           Then peers grew proud in horsemanship t' excel. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Excel \Ex*cel"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excelled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Excelling.] [L. excellere, excelsum; ex out + a root found
     in culmen height, top; cf. F. exceller. See Culminate,
     Column.]
     1. To go beyond or surpass in good qualities or laudable
        deeds; to outdo or outgo, in a good sense.
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              Excelling others, these were great;
              Thou, greater still, must these excel. --Prior.
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              I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light
              excelleth darkness.                   --Eccl. ii.
                                                    13.
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     2. To exceed or go beyond; to surpass.
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              She opened; but to shut
              Excelled her power; the gates wide open stood.
                                                    --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  excel
      v 1: distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math" [syn: excel,
           stand out, surpass]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "excel":
     be born for, be master of, beat, best, better, cap, dominate,
     eclipse, exceed, go beyond, go one better, improve on, outdo,
     outpace, outrank, outshine, outstrip, outweigh, overbalance,
     overbear, overcome, overpass, overshadow, overtop, perfect,
     predominate, preponderate, prevail, shine, shine in, surpass, top,
     tower above, tower over, transcend, trump
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Microsoft Excel
  Excel
  
      A spreadsheet program from Microsoft, part of their
     Microsoft Office suite of productivity tools for Microsoft
     Windows and Macintosh.  Excel is probably the most widely
     used spreadsheet in the world.
  
     Latest version: Excel 97, as of 1997-01-14.
  
     http://microsoft.com/msexcel/)">(http://microsoft.com/msexcel/).
  
     [Feature summary?  History?]
  
     (1997-01-14)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Excel, AL -- U.S. town in Alabama
     Population (2000):    582
     Housing Units (2000): 253
     Land area (2000):     1.649436 sq. miles (4.272020 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.649436 sq. miles (4.272020 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            24880
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             31.427308 N, 87.340587 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Excel, AL
      Excel
  

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