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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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Less than half (47%) of people say they live in the same town as their best friend.
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.
friendships go She (and I'd tell her this because she happens to still be one of my best friends, the lucky thing) would have laughed and pointed and she definitely wouldn't have hung around with me for the rest of the day knowing I was wearing Lost Property knickers.
Ffion Protheroe, left, was crowned Britain's Best Friend for caring for Ella Day.
The study - entitled Better with a buddy: The influence of best friends on children's physical activity - was carried out by Russ Jago and colleagues at the Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, within the university's School for Policy Studies.
The study examined the extent to which the physical activity modelling and physical activity actions of best friends are associated with the physical activity of 10- to 11-yr-old children.
Cathy said: "Friendship is so impor-tantand I'm really glad that National Best Friends Day is going ahead in this way.
That's how she meets Jake and his best friend, Eugene.
Depression in a best friend was significantly associated with the development of depressive symptoms in adolescents under conditions of social anxiety, Mitchell Prinstein, Ph.
Nick was a little more outgoing than his best friend, but it soon became apparent to his parents that he was not getting the academic and social attention he needed to advance.
My best friend starting teasing me about getting 'soft' and not hanging with the guys," he said.