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Origin of supreme
OTHER WORDS FROM supremesu·preme·ly, adverbsu·preme·ness, noun
Definition for supreme (2 of 2)
- a bowl or the like designed for the serving of cold foods in an inner container that is nestled in cracked ice.
- a dessert or appetizer served in such a container.
Origin of suprême
Example sentences from the Web for supreme
Higher courts, including the Supreme Court had refused to intercede, and the stay was to expire tonight.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Supreme Court eventually stepped in and ended legal segregation in the landmark 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was convicted a year later and sentenced to death—a charge later overturned by the Supreme Court when it called for a retrial.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike|IranWire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Logistics wins the day, and the Supreme Deity is, at this juncture, nowhere to be seen.
The Supreme Court justices who decided the Integrity case make $244,440 a year (Chief Justice Roberts makes $255,500).
Like every other Spanish general in supreme command abroad, Polavieja had his enemies in Spain.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
To know, to love, and to be loved by such a man as Burne-Jones was a supreme blessing in his life.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Make a personal appeal to your men and Godley's to make a supreme effort to hold their ground.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Alone the supreme Self in him looked calmly on, seeming to lessen the part that trembled and knew fear.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
He loses sight of the supreme fact that after all, in its own poor, clumsy fashion, the machine does work.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock