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The best person or thing or the best example - synonyms or related words

ideal

noun

the best example of something that you can think of or imagine

perfection

noun

someone or something that is considered to be the best possible

optimum

noun

the best or most suitable situation, level, or amount

star

noun

someone or something that is clearly better than all the other people or things in a group

the epitome of

the best possible example of a particular type of person or thing

paragon

noun

formal

someone who is perfect or who is the best possible example of a particular quality

king

noun

something that is considered to be the best of its type

flagship

noun

the biggest, most important, or best thing in a group

pièce de résistance

noun

the most impressive thing or event among several similar things

the best/pick of the bunch

the best person or thing in a group

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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