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      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  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
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beset, beast, bestir, bestow

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
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.
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".
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.
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
n.
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
[Leg.]
n.
best friend
[Neologism]
adj.
liked best of all
[US] Example Sentence: Reverso is my newest favorite online dictionary so I have shared it with my EAL students in the high school.
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
n.
chacun sait ce qui bouille dans sa marmite
n.
it's the best there is
n.
celui qui n'a pas peur d'agir ne craint pas une parole
v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
n.
au paresseux, le poil lui pousse dans la main
n.
the act of furthering; promotion; advancement.
exp.
l'homme ne doit dire à sa femme s'il n'est en sa maison
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