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'superior' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'superior'
1. of high or superior quality or performance
superior wisdom derived from experience
superior math students
2. of or characteristic of high rank or importance
a superior officer
3. (sometimes followed by 'to') not subject to or influenced by
overcome by a superior opponent
trust magnates who felt themselves superior to law
4. written or printed above and to one side of another character
5. having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit
Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets
6. having a higher rank
superior officer
7. (often followed by 'to') above being affected or influenced by
he is superior to fear
an ignited firework proceeds superior to circumstances until its blazing vitality fades

'superior' - used as a noun
8. a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
9. the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes
10. one of greater rank or station or quality
11. the head of a religious community
12. a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
13. a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
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    Manitoulin Island is the largest island in a fresh water lake. It is located in Canadian Lake Superior.