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best

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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When Nick Faldo met second wife Gill he told her she was his best friend and a diamond.
As for your friend, tell her that while you'll always be there for her, you have to appreciate your husband's feelings and that he doesn't want to lose touch with his best friend.
We, the defence team, merely have to prove the possibility that the best friend did it.
He added his best friend later joined him at his relatives' home where they both stayed the night.
She could be jealous - perhaps of your relationship with your best friend because she doesn't have a mate like that.
In it, he said his best friend and another friend "bet" him to kill Rebecca as a joke and he planned to make them think he had really done it.
He added the defendant's best friend, who he said had been called into the woods by the defendant, said Rebecca was just "lying there".
Bindy must confront the idea that her new worst enemy and former best friend could well become her stepsister.
For once, Chone Figgins won't have to pause on his way to the batting cage when a TV flashing a Marlins game shows his best friend digging into the batter's box.
But my best friend has a certain way of showing me mine and helping me deal with them.
HOLLY'S CHOICE: I think a best friend should always stand by you, through thick and thin, and even if you grow apart, will always be there for you.