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superb
01. She is a [superb] golfer; I'm sure she'll win the tournament.
02. The band played [superbly], and received a standing ovation from the crowd.
03. This wine is [superb]; the best I've had in a long time.
04. This stretch of the ocean is a [superb] site for scuba-diving, with the coral reef nearby, and a rich, variety of tropical fish visible in the crystal clear waters.
05. Jonathon Power made a [superb] shot to win the squash game 9-7.
06. With [superb] skill, the Colombian player headed the ball over the Argentinean goalie to tie the game.
07. The new multiplex is [superbly] equipped with the best in sound technology available today.
08. The church is a [superb] example of Gothic architecture.
09. He made a [superb] shot; over the sand, and right onto the green within inches of the hole.
10. The jacket is a [superb] fit; it looks like it was tailor-made for you.
11. Ski conditions on the mountain this year are [superb]; lots of fresh, powdery snow, and beautiful sunshine.
12. You can have a [superb] meal from the street vendors there for under $3.
13. The new recreation complex is huge, and [superbly] well-equipped for practically every kind of sport imaginable.
14. The city of Edinburgh offers you [superb] sightseeing, historic buildings to explore, quiet galleries and museums to visit, and nightlife to suit all tastes.
15. Windsor Castle is [superbly] decorated with important works of art from the Royal collection.
16. Shepherd Mead once observed that if we want to make something really [superb] on this planet, there is nothing whatever that can stop us.

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  • superb — SUPÉRB, Ă, superbi, e, adj. 1. Plin de grandoare, măreţ, impunător; impresionant. 2. Foarte frumos, excepţional de frumos. ♦ (Rar) Foarte bun, foarte reuşit. 3. (Rar) Mândru, semeţ; orgolios, îngâmfat, trufaş. – Din fr. superbe, lat. superbus.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Superb — Su*perb , a. [F. superbe, L. superbus, fr. super over. See {Super }.] 1. Grand; magnificent; august; stately; as, a superb edifice; a superb colonnade. [1913 Webster] 2. Rich; elegant; as, superb furniture or decorations. [1913 Webster] 3. Showy; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superb — Adj vorzüglich per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. superbe, dieses aus l. superbus, zu l. super oben, darüber, obenauf .    Ebenso nndl. superbe, ne. superb, nfrz. superbe, nschw. superb, nnorw. superb;… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Superb — (franz., spr. ßüpérb), stolz, prächtig, herrlich; Superbiloquenz, Großsprecherei, übermütig stolze Sprache …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Supérb — (lat., oder frz., spr. ßü ), stolz, prächtig …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • superb — index meritorious, portentous (eliciting amazement), preferential, premium, prime (most valuable), professional (stellar), sterling …   Law dictionary

  • superb — 1540s, noble, magnificent (of buildings, monuments, etc.), from L. superbus grand, proud, sumptuous, from super above, over (see SUPER (Cf. super )). The second element probably is from PIE root *bhe to be. General sense of very fine developed by …   Etymology dictionary

  • superb — *splendid, resplendent, glorious, gorgeous, sublime Analogous words: superlative, transcendent, surpassing, *supreme: sumptuous, *luxurious, opulent: imposing, stately, majestic, magnificent, *grand …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • superb — [adj] excellent, first rate admirable, august, best, breathtaking, choice, elegant, elevated, exalted, exquisite, fine, glorious, gorgeous, grand, great, lofty, magnificent, majestic, marvelous, matchless, noble, optimal, optimum, outstanding,… …   New thesaurus

  • superb — ► ADJECTIVE 1) excellent. 2) magnificent or splendid. DERIVATIVES superbly adverb. ORIGIN Latin superbus proud, magnificent …   English terms dictionary

  • superb — [sə pʉrb′, so͞opʉrb′] adj. [L superbus, proud, haughty, delicate < super (see SUPER ) + bus < IE * bhwos < base * bhū , var. of * bheu , to grow > BE] 1. noble or majestic 2. rich or splendid 3. extremely fine; excellent superbly adv …   English World dictionary