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adjective above the average, beyond compare, brought to perfection, chief, choice, crowning, distinguished, exceptional, exemplary, extraordinary, faultless, favorite, first-class, first-rate, flawless, foremost, greater, highest, incomparable, inimitable, matchless, maximum, most desirable, most excellent, optimal, paramount, peerless, perfect, preeminent, record-breaking, sans pareil, second to none, select, superior, superlative, supernormal, supreme, surpassing, top-level, top-notch, topmost, transcendent, unequaled, unparalleled, unrivaled, uppermost, without comparison
Associated concepts: best ability, best and highest use, best bid, best efforts, best energies, best evidence, best interests, best interests of a child, best interests of the public, best quality, best skill and discretion or judgment, best testimony
See also: absolute, cardinal, ideal, outstanding, premium, prime, select, subdue, superlative, transcend, utmost
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While cutting calories and added sugars is a good idea for many people, we only gave Best Bites to light juices that are at least 40 percent juice.
Best letter, though, gave best answer: Mrs Hetherington, from Kirkby, suggests that if Tony Blair has a spare pounds 60 million, why not spend it nurturing the very best of the genuinely keen talent?
It was found that standard EV 1 gave best abrasion resistance at both temperatures and that for both standard EV systems abrasion resistance is very little affected by temperature - contrary to the peroxide curing system.
ISTANBUL, May 10, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish State Minister and Chief Negotiator for European Union (EU) talks, Egemen Bagis, said Tuesday that Turkey gave best reply to anti-Turkish slogans in Europe during the current elections process in the country.
The three-year-old was relatively unfancied for his racecourse introduction at Nottingham and, having raced up with the pace for much of the one-mile journey, he gave best in the final furlong to pass the post in fifth.