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  • n. the state or the quality of being excellent


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excellent +‎ -ness


  • But unlike a lot of "formal" which often means simply conservative poetry, it seems to me that these poems also trumpet their excellentness, and they do that, from the Epilogue on, by exacting rhythms and language:

    Strange Bedfellows

  • This is at once a meditative book and a text that seems to showboat its own excellentness.

    Strange Bedfellows

  • OK, I'm going to hit Publish Post, but I may be back if E wants me to record any further excellentness on her part.

    Because Fairness Is Everything: The Excellentness of E

  • And thus ends this tale of M's excellentness, brought to you by Friday-night skating which may sound like an abyss of middle school brutality, but is truly a highlight of the week, and if we don't get it, it's because we're not middle schoolers.

    How Last Night Reveals the Excellentness of M

  • I tell her I will when I have a good example of her excellentness.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • E says, "Are you going to write a post about my excellentness?"

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • I tell her I will write a post about her excellentness.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Season 2 got so bogged down in the ongoing mystery that I frankly had no idea what was going on half the time (but the dialogue and acting and overall excellentness of the show made that not matter so much).



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