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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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Which segment of the market is doing best for you right now?
They are easy to grow, doing best in full sun in well-drained, moisture-retentive soil.
She said: 'This is a long-term problem and I want to see which hospitals are doing best and worst over the whole period for which we now have figures.
And it was on the slopes of one of his favourite mountains that he met his death doing what he liked doing best - helping others to share his love of the Welsh countryside.
Trend watch: In the first two weeks at Del Mar, front-runners were doing best in 5- and 5 1/2-furlong races on the main track, with the horses in the lead after a quarter-mile going on to win 67 percent of the time.
this year -- averaging 11 minutes to place an order, with France doing best at seven minutes, and Spanish sites being slowest at twice the time to place an order, 14 minutes.
Pakistan Railways is a national asset which should not be sold but improved, adding that the Federal Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique is doing best to revive the institution which has improved services as well as confidence of masses but a lot needs to be done.
Police refused to give full details but William Spengler wrote the line: "I still have to get ready to see how much of the neighbourhood I can burn down and do what I like doing best, killing people.
ONE look at the top and bottom of the table will show which teams are doing best and worst in the Premier League this season, but how do you tell which outfits are overachieving or performing below pre-season expectations?
Leicester has undergone a transformation from 14th place four years ago to second place in the 2010 league -and has the highest environmental performance, for example by producing the least household waste and doing best at looking after its wildlife.
In Division Two, Newcastle Community A and Old England Crocks fought out a 5-5 draw, with Gao Yuen remaining unbeaten for the Chinese side and Colin Robson (two) doing best for the opposition.
Forbes managing editor Dennis Neil said the women doing best were "multimedia players" who branched out in more than one direction.