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surpassing adj
1 exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence [syn: transcendent]
2 far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents" [syn: exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious]

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  1. present participle of surpass

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