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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ceed v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exceeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Exceeding.]  To go beyond; to proceed beyond the given or supposed limit or measure of; to outgo; to surpass; -- used both in a good and a bad sense; as, one man exceeds another in bulk, stature, weight, power, skill, etc.; one offender exceeds another in villainy; his rank exceeds yours.
 Name the time, but let it not
 Exceed three days.   --Shak.
    Observes how much a chintz exceeds mohair.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- To outdo; surpass; excel; transcend; outstrip; outvie; overtop.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ceed·ing, a. More than usual; extraordinary; more than sufficient; measureless. “The exceeding riches of his grace.” --Eph. ii. 7. -- Ex*ceed*ing*ness, n. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ceed·ing, adv. In a very great degree; extremely; exceedingly. [Archaic. It is not joined to verbs.] “The voice exceeding loud.”
    His raiment became shining, exceeding white as snow.   --Mark ix. 3.
    The Genoese were exceeding powerful by sea.   --Sir W. Raleigh.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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" [syn: exceptional, olympian,
             prodigious, surpassing]