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prime(Most valuable), adjective best, beyond all praise, beyond compare, capital, cardinal, champion, chief, choice, crowning, dominant, eminent, excelling, exemplary, exquisite, finest, first-class, first in quality, first-rate, foremost, front, greatest, head, highest, important, leading, matchless, nonpareil, of highest excellence, of the best quality, optimas, paramount, peerless, predominant, preeminent, preponderant, prevailing, priceless, principal, prize, prominent, remarkable, select, specially selected, splendid, superb, supereminent, superior, superlative, supreme, top, transcendant, unequaled, unmatched, unrivaled, unsurpassable, unsurpassed, utmost, without comparison
prime(Original), adjective aboriginal, authentic, basal, basic, beginning, dawning, earliest, early, elemental, embryonic, first, formative, fossil, fundamental, generative, genuine, germinal, inaugural, inceptive, initial, institutive, introductory, native, oldest, primal, primary, primeval, primitive, primordial, primus, rudimentary, starting
See also: basic, bonus, cardinal, dominant, edify, educate, important, initial, initiate, instruct, leading, major, master, meritorious, necessary, notable, original, outstanding, paramount, premium, primary, primordial, principal, professional, ripe, salient, select, stellar, sterling, superlative, teach