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Extreme; extraordinary: a night of exceeding darkness.
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very great; exceptional or excessive
an archaic word for exceedingly
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1. extraordinary; exceptional.adv.
2. Archaic. exceedingly.
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|Adj.||1.||exceeding - far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"|
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
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adjective extraordinary, great, huge, vast, enormous, superior, excessive, exceptional, surpassing, superlative, pre-eminent, streets ahead His exceeding politeness masked his annoyance.
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