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Best

best

adjective

used for referring to the person or thing that is the most satisfactory, suitable, pleasant, effective, of the highest quality etc

ideal

adjective

of the best or most suitable type

first class

adjective

of the best quality or the highest standard

first-rate

adjective

of the highest quality

incomparable

adjective

so good that nothing else can compare

unsurpassed

adjective

better than everything or everyone else in a particular way

premier

adjective

best, largest, or most important

par excellence

adjective

of the highest quality, or the most typical type

there is no substitute for something

used for saying that nothing else is good or useful enough to replace something

second to none

the best

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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