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unequaled

[uhn-ee-kwuh ld] /ʌnˈi kwəld/
adjective
1.
not equaled or surpassed; matchless:
an unequaled record of victories.
Also, especially British, unequalled.
Origin of unequaled
1615-1625
1615-25; un-1 + equaled
Synonyms
peerless, unrivaled, inimitable, incomparable.
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  • It may safely be said that as a conversationalist he was unequalled.

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  • Her voice had been trained by none but God, yet its power and richness were unequalled.

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  • "Doctor Weirmarsh's cunning and ingenuity are unequalled," she declared.

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  • This task De Foe performs with unequalled spirit and vivacity.

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British Dictionary definitions for unequalled

unequalled

/ʌnˈiːkwəld/
adjective
1.
not equalled; unparalleled or unrivalled; supreme
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