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Adjective
Higher in rank
“Billy saluted and stood at attention as the superior officer stood before him.”
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Better qualified or more skilled
“Mike got the job as Pryce's bodyguard because he was the superior candidate.”
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(superior to) Higher in quality
“The food at the restaurant nearby is superior to cheap takeout because they use fresh and natural ingredients.”
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(of objects) The best of its kind or class
“The superior workmanship of the furniture in this luxury hotel is evident.”
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(of people) The best of its kind or class
“We only want superior talent to be part of our competition.”
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Luxurious or upmarket
“We stayed at a superior hotel in Paris located right by the Champs-Élysées.”
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Disdainful or condescending in nature
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“She spoke down to him in a superior tone.”
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Being victorious in a contest
“Muhammad Ali was superior against George Foreman during their historic boxing match in Kinshasa.”
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Larger in size
“The superior room costs more than the single-bed room.”
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Located above
“The superior part of the image is clear.”
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Outstanding in standard or quality
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Striking in extent, seriousness, or importance
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Superseding others in importance or status
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Having power and influence over others
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Better than some other option
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Characterized by a pompous air of infallibility
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In common or general use
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Not able to be disputed or doubted
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Of or pertaining to a clique
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In a version or form that has been improved or made better than some other standard form
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Not explainable by physical laws
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Showing no concern or interest
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Based on abstract reasoning
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A person of higher rank
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“Would I be able to speak to your superior about the handling of this issue?”
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A victor in a contest
“Roger was the superior in his tennis match against Marin at the Australian Open.”
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Snob
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A significantly old or elderly person
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Head nun
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Noticeably superior to
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