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Ways of emphasizing how good or bad something is

ultimate

adjective

as good or as bad as possible

unbelievable

adjective

used for emphasizing how good, bad, impressive etc something is

unadulterated

adjective

complete: used for emphasizing how good or how bad a quality or feeling is

conspicuous

adjective

very great: used for emphasizing how good or bad something is

with/without distinction

in a way that is recognized as being extremely good/bad

like nothing on earth

very good or very bad

not...anything better/worse

used for saying that something is the best/the worst thing you can think of

there’s nothing better, worse, more exciting etc than

used for emphasizing how good/bad/exciting etc something is

couldn’t be better/worse/nicer etc

used for emphasizing that someone or something is extremely good/bad/nice etc

of your life

used for emphasizing that something is the best, worst etc that you have ever experienced

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