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transcend
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
exceed (go beyond); or surpass (to be more or better)
  • And when she had discovered this she was plunged into a misery which transcended that of the child's simple loss.
    2 — Maiden No More (70% in)
  • I have come to the conclusion that there does seem rather a want of common-sense in these threadbare old propositions; how I could have been so fired by poor Parson Clare's enthusiasm, and have gone so madly to work, transcending even him, I cannot make out!
    6 — The Convert (41% in)

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