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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·pass v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surpassed p. pr. & vb. n. Surpassing.]  To go beyond in anything good or bad; to perform (an activity) better than; to exceed; to excel.
 This would surpass
 Common revenge and interrupt his joy.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To exceed; excel; outdo; outstrip.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·pass·ing, a. Eminently excellent; exceeding others. “With surpassing glory crowned.” --Milton. -- Sur*pass*ing*ly, adv. -- Sur*pass*ing*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in
             excellence [syn: transcendent]
      2: 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: exceeding, exceptional,
          olympian, prodigious]