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choice

2 adjective
     
choice2
1 [only before noun] formal choice food is of very good quality:
choice steak
We select only the choicest apples for our pies.
2

a few choice words/phrases

if you use a few choice words, you say exactly what you mean in an angry way:
He told us what he thought of the idea in a few choice words.

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