Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. superlativus, fr. superlatus, excessive, used as p. p. of superiorferre, but from a different root: cf. F. superlatif,. See Elate Tolerate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. superlativus—superlatus, pa.p. of superferre—super, above, ferre, to carry.
Beethoven's principal title to fame is in his superlative place as a symphonic composer.
"The Great German Composers" by George T. Ferris
He deals in superlatives.
"Talks on Talking" by Grenville Kleiser
He thinks it is something superlative to do everything in a startling way.
"Certain Personal Matters" by H. G. Wells
The regular degrees have been reckoned three; positive, comparative, and superlative.
"Lectures on Language" by William S. Balch
The cooking was none too good nor was the food itself of superlative quality.
"Bert Wilson in the Rockies" by J. W. Duffield
He was, to the outward seeing eye, superlatively well.
"The Helpmate" by May Sinclair
Two positive statements are made, or a superlative may be used.
"The Mafulu" by Robert W. Williamson
George Silver was a financier in the great style, and a superlatively honest one.
"Boy Woodburn" by Alfred Ollivant
He soon gets used to it, however, and accepts the superlatives without turning a hair.
"Spanish Life in Town and Country" by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
Yet I think on this occasion it must have been the superlative stage of hunger.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
I'm no Anthropophagite rude,
Though fed with human flesh and blood;
But live superlatively fine,
My food's all spirit, all divine.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
For, rough as he seems, he would shudder to wrong
A dog with the loss of a hair;
And the angels of shine and superlative song
See his heart and the deity there.
"Bill the Bullock-Driver" by Henry Kendall
I sing of a doctor—a doctor I sing;
God send such a doctor to every bad king;
For this is a quack of superlative skill,—
If he cannot cure, he can certainly kill.
"Lines On A Quack Doctor" by Samuel Bamford
North High School football coach Mike Wilson searched for superlatives in describing Castle's explosive offense.
Curious Quasi -Memoir From a Superlative Writer.
They've all experienced superlative service somewhere and they know where your competitors are.
PBS recently broadcast a superlative episode of the series, NOVA Science Now.
It's really a city of superlatives , and that's the mindset of the ruler.
USC far from superlative against Utah.
Spectrum Art & Jewelry earns IJO's Superlative Design and Innovation Award.
Latest News On The Move Spectrum Art & Jewelry earns IJO's Superlative Design and Innovation Award.
We're running out of superlatives for Adrian Peterson.
We took a look at our All-Big 12 Freshman team earlier today, but let's hand out a few superlatives from the young guys around the league.
Superlative Happiness on a Cold Little Rock.
There aren't many superlative lunch options around Levi 's Plaza at the tip of North Beach, but now there's Parlor 1255.
There aren't many superlative lunch options around Levi's Plaza at the tip of North Beach, but now there's Parlor 1255.
Beach Elementary School officials have found a new, creative and visual way of praising their superlative contributing businesses from their biggest fundraiser of the year.
Those posed portraits, candid shots and listings of senior superlatives make for fond memories each year for students at Lancaster High School.
The key idea is to encode TM conﬁgurations by the information sets. 3we use the superlative “Super ” as, contrary to what Roberta c ould do in the game eA, SuperRoberta can take advantage of the extra information.
Opacity Issues in Games with Imperfect Information
There is no doubt that the summits of the plateau provide superlative conditions for the conduct of a wide range of observational astronomy.
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica
The existence of huge temperature gradients is one of the many superlatives which are assigned to NSs.
Turning Points in the Evolution of Isolated Neutron Stars' Magnetic Fields
Despite this superlative recommendation, it would take almost two decades before Chandra launched.
The Making of the Chandra X-ray Observatory: the Project Scientist's Perspective
The pixel readout has 80 million channels, another one of the superlatives in ATLAS.
The ATLAS Detector: Status and Results from Cosmic Rays