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superlative in Grammar topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsuperlativesu‧per‧la‧tive1 /suːˈpɜːlətɪv, sjuː- $ sʊˈpɜːr-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 GOOD/EXCELLENTexcellent 🔊 a superlative performance2 SLGa superlative adjective or adverb expresses the highest degree of a particular quality. For example, the superlative form of ‘tall’ is ‘tallest’.comparative
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superlativeFor the first time in the season, Gergiev is fielding the cast initially promised, and the singing is superlative.The playing is superlative, but the real triumph is the warm and expansive atmosphere which pervades the album.And would his sisters envy her superlative looks?At first glance, Wilson should have been a superlative practitioner of Cabinet government.Hadrian Road was named after the Roman emperor who, we agreed, must have genetically bequeathed to us some superlative qualities.superlative special effectsL'Esquire prides itself on its superlative standards of service and relaxed atmosphere.Experience the atmosphere and feelings that are yours when you own and sail the superlative Swan 46.Nineteen-thirties bay windows pushed out of two of the walls and there was a superlative view of Keele harbour from the front one.