• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Paramountly In a paramount manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • paramountly In a paramount manner; as a matter of the highest importance.
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In literature:

With him at least her power to attract was paramount.
"The Lamp in the Desert" by Ethel M. Dell
This was in pre-horse food days, when the ox was paramount on our tables.
"The Siege of Kimberley" by T. Phelan
Public duty has claims on a man as well as friendship, and in many conceivable cases claims paramount to those of friendship.
"Bacon" by Richard William Church
This topic is destined very soon to be of paramount importance in the training of the colored people.
"The American Missionary, Volume XLII. No. 7. July 1888" by Various
He has in ample measure that paramount and essential merit in a novelist of fertility of invention.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862" by Various
What Bill Belllounds admired most in men was paramount in Wilson and lacking in his own son.
"The Mysterious Rider" by Zane Grey
With him the moral aim was always paramount, the pecuniary aim subordinate.
"Brave Men and Women" by O.E. Fuller
Everything must yield to the paramount duty of finishing the war.
"The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Francis Fisher Browne
The influence of the same notions is still paramount.
"Rousseau" by John Morley
Max's eyes opened, gazing straight into the mirror, and once again in that night of contrasts, emotion rose paramount.
"Max" by Katherine Cecil Thurston
In their eyes the general interest was always paramount over private interests.
"Readings on Fascism and National Socialism" by Various
His own will must be paramount over everything.
"France in the Nineteenth Century" by Elizabeth Latimer
In the mean time the importance of the cinchona is paramount.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Religious conditions were similar in Java but politically there was this difference, that there was no one continuous and paramount kingdom.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
But Senator Smith broke in, taking up at once the paramount interest.
"The Quest of the Silver Fleece" by W. E. B. Du Bois
But time was the paramount factor in my case.
"The Man with the Clubfoot" by Valentine Williams
The House of Commons undoubtedly consider their duty to the Crown as paramount to all other obligations.
"English Satires" by Various
To the Egyptian, however, it was a matter of paramount importance.
"The Treasury of Ancient Egypt" by Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
This latter was the paramount consideration.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia" by George Rawlinson
Paramount regard for treaty faith and the pledged word of rulers and peoples is the common heritage of Great Britain and of the empire.
"New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2" by Various

In poetry:

To hearts that break with misery,
To every tortured frame
The present pain is paramount,
Nirvana but a name.
"Before A Statue Of Buddha" by John Lawson Stoddard
All that thou dreamest of paramount power
Fate shall concede to thee, chieftain sublime!
Yet shall it prove but the joy of an hour;
Fortune avenges her favors ... with time!
"To The Portrait Of Napoleon, As First Consul" by John Lawson Stoddard
And Tristram, `Last to my Queen Paramount,
Here now to my Queen Paramount of love
And loveliness—ay, lovelier than when first
Her light feet fell on our rough Lyonnesse,
Sailing from Ireland.'
"The Last Tournament" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

In the 1940s, Greenspan earned a living wailing away with the Henry Jerome band at Childs' Paramount restaurant in New York City.
In this film image released by Paramount Pictures, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, left, are shown in a scene from the 3-D version of James Cameron s romantic epic "Titanic".
Enlarge Star-Ledger Staff Bruce Springsteen made a "surprise" appearance during Saturday's performances held at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, as part of this year's Light of Day music festival.
Paramount has set Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Claire Danes, Charlie Cox and Sienna Miller to star in "Stardust," an adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel to be directed by Matthew Vaughn.
Having fun is paramount to this 10-year-old guitar-based New Wave Fort Worth quartet.
PARAMOUNT PICTURES Claire Danes stars as a fallen star in the new fantasy film "Stardust".
Universal, Paramount, Warner and New Line -- said they would endorse the HD DVD format from Toshiba Corp.
The Reader digital content editor melts for Psychic Paramount and Danny Brown.
Margot at the Wedding (Paramount) Margot (Nicole Kidman, or someone who looks just like her) is a fiction writer whose tales are based, uncomfortably and unkindly, on the real-life family for whom she seems to care very little.
Paramount also shifts dates for the Eddie Murphy comedy "A Thousand Words," moving it up to March 9.
Puzo Estate Asks Judge to Take Away Paramount's Rights to More 'Godfather' Films.
Association says 'safety is paramount' regarding story that questioned emergency landing.
At Denver's Paramount Theatre, July 21.
Paramount Pictures presents a film directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman.
This undated publicity film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Denzel Washington as Whip Whitaker in the Paramount Pictures film, "Flight".

In science:

Here, precision measurements would be of paramount importance; a linear collider would be able to make precise determinations of the Higgs couplings to all particles (including invisible states), as well as of its total width, quantum numbers and perhaps even the strength of its self coupling.
Linear Collider Physics Resource Book for Snowmass 2001 - Part 1: Introduction
The knowledge of these separation constants is of paramount importance since it reduces the integration of the H-J equation to quadratures.
Integrability versus separability for the multi-centre metrics
Thus the paramount role of monopole dynamics has been demonstrated by theory and experiments.
Photon-assisted transport in semiconductor nanostructures
Clearly the center of mass energy of any future linear collider is paramount towards the supersymmetry discovery potential of the machine.
Dark Matter Candidates in Supersymmetric Models
While the LISA test flight precursor LTP will investigate these effects during the preliminary phases of the mission, the very stringent requirements on the test mass magnetic cleanliness make ground-based characterization of its magnetic proprieties paramount.
Measuring the LISA test mass magnetic proprieties with a torsion pendulum
Hence advances in measuring |Vub | are of paramount importance.
Conference Summary
It is of paramount importance that the increment of the vacuum energy in the subsequent minima is O(N 0) in this regime.
$k$ Strings from Various Perspectives: QCD, Lattices, String Theory and Toy Models
Permeating all these discussions is the paramount question of what ILC detector capabilities are needed.
Overview and Charge -- Snowmass Workshop 2005
The importance of this kind of operational principle in physics and other sciences have been paramount.
Time and symmetry in models of economic markets
Consequently, the ability to actively control the coherent dynamics of a quantum state is paramount for quantum information technology.
Quantum-optical state engineering up to the two-photon level
Though outstanding achievements have already been made for atom-surface distances of 1 − 100 µm, e.g., spatial interference [4, 5] as well as hyperfine state interferometry , it remains of paramount importance to understand what ultimately limits the atom-surface distance.
Nanowire atomchip traps for sub-micron atom-surface distances
In order to achieve further progress with the theoretical explanation of the CMF, it is paramount to account for processes that modify the PDFs of the mass density.
Numerical and semi-analytic core mass distributions in supersonic isothermal turbulence
Spatial resolution is also paramount for spectropolarimetry in order to fully characterize the many small-scale magnetic fields that are known to populate the solar atmosphere.
Size matters
As deeper observations discover increasingly distant galaxies, characterizing the properties of high-redshift galaxy populations will become increasingly challenging and paramount.
A Method for Measuring the Bias of High-Redshift Galaxies from Cosmic Variance
Photo-z accuracy is of paramount importance for a large number of future science projects, ranging from galaxy evolution to cosmology.
PHAT: PHoto-z Accuracy Testing