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1) best. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of good1. Surpassing all others in excellence, achievement, or quality; most excellent: the best performer; the best grade of ore. 2. Most satisfactory, suitable,...

2) Best. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...At best or At the very best. Looking at the matter in the most favourable light. Making every allowance. 1 "Life at best is but a mingled yarn."At one s best. At...

3) best. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Informal : trim, whip. Slang : ace, lick. carry (or win) the day, get (or have) the best of, get (or have) the better of, go someone one better. See WIN. 2. To be...

4) second best. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...One that is next to the best. Next to the best. second-best (seknd-best) -ADJECTIVE...

5) 1. What Is Best Society? Post, Emily. 1922. Etiquette
...one sort or another, and therefore it is well to define what is to be understood by the term Best Society and why its authority is recognized. Best Society abroad...

6) § 16. better / best. 1. Grammar. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...had better use better in similar comparisons: Which house of Congress has the better (not best) attendance record? Native speakers will recognize the natural sound...

7) Sunday best. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...One's best and often most formal clothing. From the practice among Christians of wearing one's best clothing to attend church on Sundays....

8) Best, Charles Herbert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Best, Charles Herbert, 1899-1978, Canadian physiologist, b. West Pembroke, Maine. With F. G. Banting he discovered (1921) the use of insulin in the treatment of diabetes....

9) Level Best. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To do one s level best. To exert oneself to the utmost. Au gre de nos pouvoirs. In 1877 Mr. Hale published a book entitled His Level Best. 1...

10) Best Things (The Eight). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...according to Scandinavian mythology:- 1 (1) The ash Yggdrasil is the best of trees; (2) Skidbladnir, of ships; (3) Odin, of the Aesir ; (4) Sleipnir, of steeds; (5)...

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