This car has excellent brakes that will stop it on a sixpence.
This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune,—often the surfeit of our own behaviour,—we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars [ …] — Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 1. Scene 2.
We had both been stuffed up to the tonsils with excellent food.
This is an excellent abbreviature of the whole duty of a Christian.
Less stately advice is also offered: the amla fruit, boiled, is an excellent hair conditioner.
1970: After a preliminary course in anatomy it was found that caecum and transverse colon also provided excellent sites for excitation. — JG Ballard, The Atrocity Exhibition
She has staged many successful ballets, so her choreography skills must be excellent.
The show's singing and acting was excellent, but the choreography was dull and poorly-done.
Despite the critics, he produced excellent cinema.
Examples of more excellent
It is the most commont and grossest blunders of scientific diminutives, to imagine that all in nature is of nature. There are more excellent natures. We ascend the height of argument by means of supernatures. These supernatures are, so to speak, natural manifestations or degrees of the supernatural.
Examples of most excellent
The most excellent historie of the Merchant of Venice, with the extreme crueltie of Shylocke, the Jewe, towards the sayd merchant, in cutting a just pound of his flesh, and obtaining of Portia by the choyse of three caskets... — A history of the cries of London, Ancient and modern (1884)
She rates among the most excellent chefs in the world.