excello

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

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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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

excello

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of exceller