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bigger, better, louder, etc. than other similar things in a way that seems exaggerated and unreal
used for saying that everything in a particular situation is very good
used for saying that someone or something is considered to be very good or very important
used for emphasizing how good or important something is
used for emphasizing how good someone or something is
used for saying that someone or something is better or bigger than the whole of a group of other people or things
used for saying that one person or thing is much better than the other
used for emphasizing that someone or something has a particular good quality to a very great degree
used for emphasizing the very good qualities of a person or thing
used for emphasizing how good, impressive, or unusual something or someone is
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a coloured substance in the form of a small stick that women put on their lips, or a stick of this
moving with rhythm, together as one
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