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excello

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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; perhaps from the noun caelum (heaven). The presumed root cellō otherwise appears only in the compounds antecellō and praecellō.

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VerbEdit

present active excellō, present infinitive excellere, perfect active excelluī (no passive)

  1. I elevate, raise up.
  2. I rise, elevate myself.
  3. I exult, am elated.
  4. I excel, surpass.

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