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best

  

      adj  
1    chief, finest, first, first-class, first-rate, foremost, highest, leading, most excellent, outstanding, perfect, pre-eminent, principal, superlative, supreme, unsurpassed  
2    advantageous, apt, correct, golden, most desirable, most fitting, right  
3    greatest, largest, most  
      adv  
4    advantageously, attractively, excellently, most fortunately  
5    extremely, greatly, most deeply, most fully, most highly  
      n  
6    choice, cream, crème de la crème, elite, favourite, finest, first, flower, pick, prime, top  
7    hardest, highest endeavour, utmost  
      vb  
8    beat, blow out of the water     (slang)   conquer, defeat, get the better of, lick     (informal)   master, outclass, outdo, put in the shade     (informal)   run rings around     (informal)   stuff     (slang)   surpass, tank     (slang)   thrash, triumph over, trounce, undo, wipe the floor with     (informal)  


best-selling     
chart-topping     (informal)   highly successful, hit     (informal)   number one, smash     (informal)   smash-hit     (informal)   successful  
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beset, beast, bestir, bestow

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exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
id.
une catastrophe naturelle
n.
best friend
[Neologism]
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
adj.
liked best of all
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exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
n.
got a lot on his plate
v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and his concubine, or a woman greatly his inferior, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. The concept is now limited to royal marriages. Syn. Morganatic marriage or marriage of the left hand.
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
n.
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"
det.
Cybertort is a willful act done by a person on internet that may cause legal injuries to virtual identity or virtual property of a person in cyberspace
[Leg.];[Tech.] cyber defamation is Cybertort
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
n.
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
n.
blend of "slacker" and "activism". Act of participating to pointless activities as a type of activism.
Signing on-line petitions or wearing bracelets against war are forms of slacktivism
exp.
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
n.
the act of transferring virtual content or value on the Internet to a specific destination
[Tech.]
n.
the act of changing the ownership of a virtual property from one person to another
[Tech.]

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