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Synonyms

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

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the best

noun

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

the cream of

the best people or things in a particular group

the cream of the crop

the best people or things of a particular type

the crème de la crème

noun

formal the best people or things of a particular type

the flower of something

the best part or best example of something

the gold standard

noun

the best available thing of its kind

hot stuff

noun

informal something of high quality

the jewel in someone’s crown

the best or most valuable thing that someone owns or has achieved

the last word

noun

the newest and best type of something

the latest in something

the newest and best type of something

nonpareil

noun

literary someone or something that is better than all the others of its type

the pick of something

the best people or things in a particular group

the Rolls Royce of something

something that is considered to be the best type of a particular product

the Top Ten

noun

a list of the ten most popular things in a given period of time, for example books or companies

the ultimate in something

the best or most perfect example of something

world-beater

noun

mainly journalism someone or something that is better than all other similar people or things

BuzzWord

gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Open Dictionary

Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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