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In a dominant or successful position. It is also put as come out on top , as in As we expected, Paul again came out on top in the chess tournament . [Mid-1500s] Also see on top of .

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She remembered her old boss as being “one of those organized, on-top-of-it people” and “a straight arrow.”

But Natchez-on-top-of-the-hill is attractive; has always been attractive.

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axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

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