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paramount

adjective arch, beyond compare, beyond comparison, cardinal, champion, chief, crowning, extraordinary, first, foremost, grand, great, greatest, head, hegemonic, hegemonical, highest, incomparable, inimitable, leading, main, master, matchless, memorable, model, notable, peerless, preeminent, prepollent, prepotent, primary, prime, principal, prominent, regnant, reigning, salient, second to none, significant, sovereign, summus, supereminent, superior, superlative, supreme, top, transcendent, transcendental, unequaled, unmatched, unparalleled, unrivaled, unsurpassed, without parallel, worthy of notice, worthy of remark
See also: absolute, best, cardinal, central, critical, crucial, dominant, essential, ideal, imperative, important, influential, leading, major, master, material, necessary, noteworthy, outstanding, peremptory, predominant, preferential, prevailing, primary, prime, principal, professional, prominent, salient, sovereign, stellar, superior, superlative, vital

PARAMOUNT. That which is superior.
     2. It is usually applied to the highest lord of the fee, of lands, tenements, or hereditaments. F. N. B. 135. Where A lets lands to B, and he underlets them to C, in this case A is the paramount, and B is the mesne landlord. Vide Mesne, and 2 Bl. Com. 91; 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 484, n. 79; Id. 485, n. 81.

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