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    Super - (n.) A contraction of Supernumerary, in sense 2.
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    Inexsuperable - (a.) Not capable of being passed over; insuperable; insurmountable.
    Insuperability - (n.) The quality or state of being insuperable; insuperableness.
    Insuperable - (a.) Incapable of being passed over or surmounted; insurmountable; as, insuperable difficulties.
    Super- - () A prefix signifying above, over, beyond, and hence often denoting in a superior position, in excess, over and above, in addition, exceedingly; as in superimpose, supersede, supernatural, superabundance.
    Super- - () A prefix formerly much used to denote that the ingredient to the name of which it was prefixed was present in a large, or unusually large, proportion as compared with the other ingredients; as in calcium superphosphate. It has been superseded by per-, bi-, di-, acid, etc. (as peroxide, bicarbonate, disulphide, and acid sulphate), which retain the old meanings of super-, but with sharper definition. Cf. Acid, a., Bi-, Di-, and Per-.
    Superable - (a.) Capable of being overcome or conquered; surmountable.
    Superabound - (v. i.) To be very abundant or exuberant; to be more than sufficient; as, the country superabounds with corn.
    Superabundance - (n.) The quality or state of being superabundant; a superabundant quantity; redundancy; excess.
    Superabundant - (a.) Abounding to excess; being more than is sufficient; redundant; as, superabundant zeal.
    Superacidulated - (a.) Acidulated to excess.
    Superadded - (imp. & p. p.) of Superadd
    Superadding - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superadd
    Superadd - (v. t.) To add over and above; to add to what has been added; to annex, as something extrinsic.
    Superaddition - (n.) The act of adding something in excess or something extraneous; also, something which is added in excess or extraneously.
    Superadvenient - (a.) Coming upon; coming in addition to, or in assistance of, something.
    Superalimentation - (n.) The act of overfeeding, or making one take food in excess of the natural appetite for it.
    Superaltar - (n.) A raised shelf or stand on the back of an altar, on which different objects can be placed; a predella or gradino.
    Superangelic - (a.) Superior to the angels in nature or rank.
    Superannuated - (imp. & p. p.) of Superannuate
    Superannuating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superannuate
    Superannuate - (v. t.) To impair or disquality on account of age or infirmity.
    Superannuate - (v. t.) To give a pension to, on account of old age or other infirmity; to cause to retire from service on a pension.
    Superannuate - (v. i.) To last beyond the year; -- said of annual plants.
    Superannuation - (n.) The state of being superannuated, or too old for office or business; the state of being disqualified by old age; decrepitude.
    Superb - (a.) Grand; magnificent; august; stately; as, a superb edifice; a superb colonnade.
    Superb - (a.) Rich; elegant; as, superb furniture or decorations.
    Superb - (a.) Showy; excellent; grand; as, a superb exhibition.
    Superbiate - (v. t.) To make (a person) haughty.
    Supercarbonate - (n.) A bicarbonate.
    Supercarbureted - (a.) Bicarbureted.
    Supercargo - (n.) An officer or person in a merchant ship, whose duty is to manage the sales, and superintend the commercial concerns, of the voyage.
    Supercarpal - (a.) Situated above, or in the upper part of, the carpus.
    Supercelestial - (a.) Situated above the firmament, or great vault of heaven.
    Supercelestial - (a.) Higher than celestial; superangelic.
    Supercharged - (imp. & p. p.) of Supercharge
    Supercharging - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Supercharge
    Supercharge - (v. t.) To charge (a bearing) upon another bearing; as, to supercharge a rose upon a fess.
    Supercharge - (n.) A bearing charged upon another bearing.
    Superchemical - (a.) Above or beyond chemistry; inexplicable by chemical laws.
    Superchery - (n.) Deceit; fraud; imposition.
    Superciliary - (a.) Of or pertaining to the eyebrows; supraorbital.
    Superciliary - (a.) Having a distinct streak of color above the eyes; as, the superciliary woodpecker.
    Supercilious - (a.) Lofty with pride; haughty; dictatorial; overbearing; arrogant; as, a supercilious officer; asupercilious air; supercilious behavior.
    Supercilium - (n.) The eyebrow, or the region of the eyebrows.
    Supercolumniation - (n.) The putting of one order above another; also, an architectural work produced by this method; as, the putting of the Doric order in the ground story, Ionic above it, and Corinthian or Composite above this.
    Superconception - (n.) Superfetation.
    Superconsequence - (n.) Remote consequence.
    Supercrescence - (n.) That which grows upon another growing thing; a parasite.
    Supercrescent - (a.) Growing on some other growing thing.
    Supercretaceous - (a.) Same as Supracretaceous.
    Supercurious - (a.) Excessively curious or inquisitive.
    Superdominant - (n.) The sixth tone of the scale; that next above the dominant; -- called also submediant.
    Supereminence - (n.) Alt. of Supereminency
    Supereminency - (n.) The quality or state of being supereminent; distinguished eminence; as, the supereminence of Cicero as an orator, or Lord Chatham as a statesman.
    Supereminent - (a.) Eminent in a superior degree; surpassing others in excellence; as, a supereminent divine; the supereminent glory of Christ.
    Supererogant - (a.) Supererogatory.
    Supererogated - (imp. & p. p.) of Supererogate
    Supererogating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Supererogate
    Supererogate - (v. i.) To do more than duty requires; to perform works of supererogation; to atone (for a dificiency in another) by means of a surplus action or quality.
    Supererogation - (n.) The act of supererogating; performance of more than duty or necessity requires.
    Supererogative - (a.) Supererogatory.
    Supererogatory - (a.) Performed to an extent not enjoined, or not required, by duty or necessity; as, supererogatory services.
    Superessential - (a.) Essential above others, or above the constitution of a thing.
    Superethical - (a.) More than ethical; above ethics.
    Superexalted - (imp. & p. p.) of Superexalt
    Superexalting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Superexalt
    Superexalt - (v. t.) To exalt to a superior degree; to exalt above others.
    Superexaltation - (n.) Elevation above the common degree.
    Superexcellence - (n.) Superior excellence; extraordinary excellence.
    Superexcellent - (a.) Excellent in an uncommon degree; very excellent.
    Superexcination - (n.) Excessive, or more than normal, excitation.
    Superexcrescence - (n.) Something growing superfluously.
    Superfamily - (n.) A group intermediate between a family and a suborder.
    Superfecundation - (n.) Fertilization of two ova, at the same menstruation, by two different acts of coition.
    Superfecundity - (n.) Superabundant fecundity or multiplication of the species.
    Superfetate - (v. i.) To conceive after a prior conception, but before the birth of the offspring.
    Superfetation - (n.) The formation of a fetus at the result of an impregnation occurring after another impregnation but before the birth of the offspring produced by it. This is possible only when there is a double uterus, or where menstruation persists up to the time of the second impregnation.
    Superfete - (v. i.) To superfetate.
    Superfete - (v. t.) To conceive (another fetus) after a former conception.
    Superfice - (n.) A superficies.
    Superficial - (a.) Of or pertaining to the superficies, or surface; lying on the surface; shallow; not deep; as, a superficial color; a superficial covering; superficial measure or contents; superficial tillage.
    Superficial - (a.) Reaching or comprehending only what is obvious or apparent; not deep or profound; shallow; -- said especially in respect to study, learning, and the like; as, a superficial scholar; superficial knowledge.
    Superficialist - (n.) One who attends to anything superficially; a superficial or shallow person; a sciolist; a smatterer.
    Superficiality - (n.) The quality or state of being superficial; also, that which is superficial.
    Superficialize - (v. t.) To attend to, or to treat, superficially, or in a shallow or slighting way.
    Superficiary - (n.) One to whom a right of surface occupation is granted; one who pays quitrent for a house built upon another man's ground.
    Superficiary - (a.) Of or pertaining to the superficies, or surface; superficial.
    Superficiary - (a.) Situated or built on another man's land, as a house.
    Superficies - (n.) The surface; the exterior part, superficial area, or face of a thing.
    Superficies - (n.) Everything on the surface of a piece of ground, or of a building, so closely connected by art or nature as to constitute a part of it, as houses, or other superstructures, fences, trees, vines, etc.
    Superficies - (n.) A real right consisting of a grant by a landed proprietor of a piece of ground, bearing a strong resemblance to the long building leases granted by landholders in England, in consideration of a rent, and under reservation of the ownership of the soil.
    Superfine - (a.) Very fine, or most fine; being of surpassing fineness; of extra nice or fine quality; as, superfine cloth.
    Superfine - (a.) Excessively fine; too nice; over particular; as, superfine distinctions; superfine tastes.
    Superfineness - (n.) The state of being superfine.
    Superfinical - (a.) Extremely finical.
    Superfluence - (n.) Superfluity.
    Superfluitant - (a.) Floating above or on the surface.
    Superfluities - (pl. ) of Superfluity
    Superfluity - (n.) A greater quantity than is wanted; superabundance; as, a superfluity of water; a superfluity of wealth.
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    Super - adj. (also as int.) Colloq. Excellent; splendid. n. Colloq. 1 superintendent. 2 supernumerary. [shortening of words beginning super-]
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    Insuperable - adj. 1 (of a barrier) impossible to surmount. 2 (of a difficulty etc.) Impossible to overcome. insuperability n. Insuperably adv. [latin supero overcome]
    Super- - comb. Form forming nouns, adjectives, and verbs, meaning: 1 above, beyond, or over (superstructure; supernormal). 2 to an extreme degree (superabundant). 3 extra good or large of its kind (supertanker). 4 of a higher kind (superintendent). [latin]
    Superabundant - adj. Abounding beyond what is normal or right. superabundance n. [latin: related to *super-, *abound]
    Superannuate - v. (-ting) 1 pension (a person) off. 2 dismiss or discard as too old. 3 (as superannuated adj.) Too old for work or use. [latin annus year]
    Superannuation - n. 1 pension. 2 payment towards this.
    Superb - adj. 1 colloq. Excellent. 2 magnificent. superbly adv. [latin, = proud]
    Supercargo - n. (pl. -es) officer in a merchant ship managing sales etc. Of cargo. [spanish sobrecargo]
    Supercharge - v. (-ging) 1 (usu. Foll. By with) charge (the atmosphere etc.) With energy, emotion, etc. 2 use a supercharger on.
    Supercharger - n. Device supplying air or fuel to an internal-combustion engine at above atmospheric pressure to increase efficiency.
    Supercilious - adj. Contemptuous; haughty. superciliously adv. Superciliousness n. [latin supercilium eyebrow]
    Supercomputer - n. Powerful computer capable of dealing with complex mathematical problems.
    Superconductivity - n. Physics property of zero electrical resistance in some substances at very low absolute temperatures. superconducting adj.
    Superconductor - n. Physics substance having superconductivity.
    Superego - n. (pl. -s) psychol. Part of the mind that acts as a conscience and responds to social rules.
    Supererogation - n. Doing more than duty requires. [latin supererogo pay in addition]
    Superficial - adj. 1 of or on the surface; lacking depth. 2 swift or cursory (superficial examination). 3 apparent but not real (superficial resemblance). 4 (esp. Of a person) shallow. superficiality n. Superficially adv. [latin: related to *face]
    Superfine - adj. Commerce of extra quality. [latin: related to *fine1]
    Superfluity - n. (pl. -ies) 1 state of being superfluous. 2 superfluous amount or thing. [latin fluo to flow]
    Superfluous - adj. More than is needed or wanted; useless. [latin fluo to flow]
    Superglue - n. Exceptionally strong glue.
    Supergrass - n. Colloq. Police informer implicating many people.
    Superhuman - adj. Exceeding normal human capability.
    Superimpose - v. (-sing) (usu. Foll. By on) lay (a thing) on something else. superimposition n.
    Superintend - v. Supervise, direct. superintendence n.
    Superintendent - n. 1 police officer above the rank of chief inspector. 2 a person who superintends. B director of an institution etc.
    Superior - adj. 1 in a higher position; of higher rank. 2 a high-quality (superior leather). B supercilious (had a superior air). 3 (often foll. By to) better or greater in some respect. 4 written or printed above the line. n. 1 person superior to another esp. In rank. 2 head of a monastery etc. (mother superior). superiority n. [latin comparative of superus above]
    Superlative - adj. 1 of the highest quality or degree; excellent. 2 gram. (of an adjective or adverb) expressing the highest degree of a quality (e.g. Bravest, most fiercely). n. 1 gram. Superlative form of an adjective or adverb. 2 (in pl.) High praise; exaggerated language. [french from latin]
    Superman - n. 1 colloq. Man of exceptional strength or ability. 2 philos. Ideal person not subject to conventional morality etc.
    Supermarket - n. Large self-service store selling food, household goods, etc.
    Supernatural - adj. Not attributable to, or explicable by, the laws of nature; magical; mystical. n. (prec. By the) supernatural forces, effects, etc. supernaturally adv.
    Supernova - n. (pl. -vae or -s) star increasing suddenly in brightness.
    Supernumerary - adj. 1 in excess of the normal number; extra. 2 engaged for extra work. 3 (of an actor) appearing on stage but not speaking. n. (pl. -ies) supernumerary person or thing. [latin: related to *number]
    Superphosphate - n. Fertilizer made from phosphate rock.
    Superpower - n. Extremely powerful nation.
    Superscript - adj. Written or printed above. n. Superscript number or symbol. [latin scribo write]
    Supersede - v. (-ding) 1 take the place of. 2 replace with another person or thing. supersession n. [latin supersedeo]
    Supersonic - adj. Of or having a speed greater than that of sound. supersonically adv.
    Superstar - n. Extremely famous or renowned actor, musician, etc.
    Superstition - n. 1 belief in the supernatural; irrational fear of the unknown. 2 practice, belief, or religion based on this. superstitious adj. Superstitiously adv. [latin]
    Superstore - n. Large supermarket.
    Superstructure - n. Structure built on top of another.
    Supertanker - n. Very large tanker ship.
    Supertax - n. Additional tax on incomes above a certain level.
    Supervene - v. (-ning) formal occur as an interruption or change. supervention n. [latin supervenio]
    Supervise - v. (-sing) superintend, oversee. supervision n. Supervisor n. Supervisory adj. [latin supervideo -vis-]
    Superwoman - n. Colloq. Woman of exceptional strength or ability.
    Unsupervised - adj. Not supervised.

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