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 Meanings and Examples of EXCELLENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
excellent
 a.  extremely good; of great worth; eminent
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  But she always made such excellent excuses, and purred so affectionately, that it was impossible not to believe in her good intentions.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
2  She was late for work every morning and excused herself by saying that she had overslept, and she complained of mysterious pains, although her appetite was excellent.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
3  He had only one criticism, he said, to make of Mr. Pilkington's excellent and neighbourly speech.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
4  She had an evil face, smoothed by hypocrisy; but her manners were excellent.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
5  The door was very strong, the lock excellent; the carpenter avowed he would have great trouble and have to do much damage, if force were to be used; and the locksmith was near despair.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
6  This again made the excellent woman vastly sentimental.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
7  The thing was wonderfully made and contrived, excellent craftsmanship of the Victorian order.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
8  Tom arrived safely, bringing an excellent account of his father's health; but to very little purpose, as far as Mrs. Norris was concerned.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  There, Fanny, you shall carry that parcel for me; take great care of it: do not let it fall; it is a cream cheese, just like the excellent one we had at dinner.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  I am sure of an excellent tenant at half a word.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
11  I can think only of the friends I am leaving: my excellent sister, yourself, and the Bertrams in general.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
12  Boys have generally excellent appetites.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
13  Lady Elliot had been an excellent woman, sensible and amiable; whose judgement and conduct, if they might be pardoned the youthful infatuation which made her Lady Elliot, had never required indulgence afterwards.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
14  While well, and happy, and properly attended to, she had great good humour and excellent spirits; but any indisposition sunk her completely.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 5
15  An excellent thought of yours, indeed, Anne.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 7
Example Sentence: (81 in 6 pages)
16  The firm has an excellent customer service department.
17  The firm has excellent customer relations.
18  He has an excellent eye for detail.
19  Finger painting is very messy but an excellent diversion.
20  Wealth may be an excellent thing, for it means power, leisure, and liberty.
21  In an otherwise excellent issue about global warming, I found Jeremy Creed's article very unconvincing.
22  She was reported by the hospital spokesman to be making excellent progress.
23  The company's excellent marketing has resulted in enormous international success.
24  He's an excellent snooker player, but he's never won a major trophy.
25  My wife is an excellent manager.
26  The concert was excellent - there were lots of well-known songs with some new ones thrown in for good measure.
27  Foods that ferment quickly in the stomach are excellent natural laxatives.
28  I commended the chef on the excellent meal.
29  The picture is in an excellent state of preservation.
30  He will shape into an excellent basketball player.