a sturdy youth who excelled at football
be exceptionally good at or proficient in an activity or subject.
Plus the fact that I happen to 'excel' in all subjects, a bigger brain usage will do that to you.
He began to 'excel' in it and represented Horwich in the final Youth Games held last weekend.
This year's taxable activity is one at which we 'excel' - working and paying wages.
It is the kind of scene at which McEwan 'excels' : his depiction of the showdown is tense, visual and dramatic.
The ceremony included the honouring of budding students of the school for 'excelling' in various activities.
On the other hand, there is one thing that the party has been 'excelling' at - the ability to expand its money-making activities.
His rich father purchased him a prized education, but it was football at which the young Watson 'excelled' .
Again mathematics was his favourite subject but he also 'excelled' at divinity.
She was a golden girl in her youth, having 'excelled' academically and at sport.
He might not have the normal wherewithal for all the range of subjects, but in the areas that he 'excels' at he is very, very intelligent.
He has the speed and strength to rush the passer and also 'excels' in pass coverage.
The capital side have been 'excelling' in ladies football for the past few seasons, however this team now feels capable of taking on anyone.
It also released the actor into the roving role in which he 'excels' .
By all reports he is well adjusted, 'excelling' in his academic and sports activities.
Downland not only 'excels' in physical activities but in the academic sphere as well.
Also shortlisted was a Chelmsford mother-of-three who 'excels' as a football coach.
But of course, it's the big jaunty disco showstoppers at which she 'excels' .
She 'excelled' in every subject and was friends with just about the entire school.
The school chose to specialise in media after an audit showed pupils were increasingly opting for the subject and 'excelling' .
He has also been a wonderful football coach and player, 'excelling' in all the various positions on the field.
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