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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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The aroma of good news is sure to become the best part of each and every day.
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Chairman of the parish council, Clr Lin Holroyd, said: "It's the best part of being on the parish council - being able to lend a welcome hand to all the very numerous voluntary groups, who work so hard all the time and provide such good service and help to all sections of their communities.
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PORTLAND - An Albany soldier killed in Iraq was remembered Saturday as the best part of both of his parents at his service and burial in Willamette National Cemetery.
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The public doesn't think of CPAs as being exciting, motivational people, but the best part of my job has been working with inspiring leaders.
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