the superlative of great
the greatest slang an exceptional person
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How to use greatest in a sentence
What had been the greatest asset of the paperback revolution,” observes Rabinowitz, “became its greatest danger.
Who else would see a former spouse accused of underage sex and call him ‘the greatest man there is’?
In my opinion Lee was one of the greatest actors of all time.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But as everyone knows, he went on to say—not once but many times—that that was the greatest error of his career by far.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game | Michael Tomasky | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
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But the greatest danger I ever underwent in that kingdom was from a monkey, who belonged to one of the clerks of the kitchen.Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
But,” said the prime minister of Flatland, starting a difficulty, “who is to be greatest chief?The Giant of the North | R.M. Ballantyne
Davy read this over two or three times, in the greatest perplexity, and then gave it up in despair.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
Then my luck changed and I found myself under one of the very greatest teachers of his time, Professor Huxley.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
He brings out all their power, brilliancy and careering wildness, and makes the greatest sensation of them.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay