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superb
 a.  of unusually high quality; excellent; wonderful
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1  That which must be admired in the battle of Waterloo, is England; the English firmness, the English resolution, the English blood; the superb thing about England there, no offence to her, was herself.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
2  And she hid her blushing face on the breast of the superb and intoxicated young man.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—OLD PEOPLE ARE MADE TO GO OUT OPPORTUNELY
3  It was unclean, despised, repulsive, and superb, ugly in the eyes of the bourgeois, melancholy in the eyes of the thinker.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
4  The vision of the action into which he felt that he was, perhaps, on the point of entering, appeared to him no more as lamentable, but as superb.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER III—THE EXTREME EDGE
5  For the moment, the swans were swimming, which is their principal talent, and they were superb.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
6  On the funeral pile, in shipwreck, one can be great; in the flames as in the foam, a superb attitude is possible; one there becomes transfigured as one perishes.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—IN THE CASE OF SAND AS IN THAT OF WOMAN, THERE ...
7  In spite of your possessing Rome, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Turin, Florence, Sienna, Pisa, Mantua, Bologna, Ferrara, Genoa, Venice, a heroic history, sublime ruins, magnificent ruins, and superb cities, you are, like ourselves, poor.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI—THE GRASS COVERS AND THE RAIN EFFACES
8  It was a superb moonlight night.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS
9  This dinner consisted of meats nicely dressed, choice wines, and superb fruit.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 28 THE RETURN
10  The Musketeer met with a superb Andalusian horse, black as jet, nostrils of fire, legs clean and elegant, rising six years.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 38 HOW, WITHOUT INCOMMDING HIMSELF, ATHOS PROCURES HIS EQUIPMENT
11  At the same time, Aramis made his appearance at the other end of the street upon a superb English charger.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 39 A VISION
12  Coquenard had met Porthos and seen what a superb appearance he made upon his handsome Spanish genet, she would not have regretted the bleeding she had inflicted upon the strongbox of her husband.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 39 A VISION
13  Certainly I was not the first captive that had been shut up in this splendid prison; but you may easily comprehend, Felton, that the more superb the prison, the greater was my terror.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
14  She was only seventeen, she had superb health and energy, and Charles' people did their best to make her happy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
15  To her he was a superb, boyish, diverting creature; all the heroic qualities in a manly magnificent body.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence:
1  After six months' training the whole team is in superb form.
2  We love it for all the beautiful things that the police can neither offer nor take away-particularly a superb concept like rahma.
3  A poor game was redeemed in the second half by a couple of superb goals from Anthony Edwards.
4  It was a superb performance, despite occasional lapses of intonation.
5  There is a superb panorama of the mountains from the hotel.
6  Hugh Johnson's shop in London has a range of superb Swedish crystal glasses that I would have if money were no object.
7  The carving is a superb piece of craftsmanship.
8  His medical skill is so superb that he can hardly be filled in for an emergency.
9  Miami head coach Eric says all three of his star players showed up to training camp in superb shape.
10  A superb interpreter of Picasso, she was sufficiently discriminating to judge the most complex works of modern art.
11  While Watson was a man of average intelligence, Holmes was a genius, whose gift for ratiocination made him a superb detective.