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Overview of noun superlative

The noun superlative has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) superlative

(an exaggerated expression (usually of praise); "the critics lavished superlatives on it")

2. acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top

(the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession")

3. superlative, superlative degree

(the superlative form of an adjective or adverb; "`fastest' is the superlative of the adjective `fast'"; "`least famous' is the superlative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`most surely' is the superlative of the adverb `surely'")

Overview of adj superlative

The adj superlative has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) greatest, sterling, superlative

(highest in quality) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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