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uppermost

adjective
     
up‧per‧most
1

be uppermost in your mind

if something is uppermost in your mind, you think about it a lot because it is very important to you:
A feeling of pity for David was uppermost in her mind.
2 [not before noun] more important than anything else:
The one word which seems to be uppermost in every discussion is money.
3 [usually before noun] higher than anything else:
the uppermost windows of the house
uppermost adverb:
She turned her hand over, palm uppermost.

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