ne plus ultra


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Synonyms for ne plus ultra

the state of being without a flaw or defect

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In terms of escapism, it's the ne plus ultra, the dernier cri, le beau ideal and lots of other fancy foreign words.
While the Audi R8 is certainly the ne plus ultra of LED deployment, Audi designers are using LEDs on other vehicles to help provide distinctive looks.
Garden Organic has a collection of 800 old and unusual vegetable varieties, collected over the years, including several late 19th century tall peas, including Champion of England and Ne Plus Ultra.
Garden Organic has a collection of 800 old and unusual vegetable varieties, collected over the years, including several late 19th-century tall peas, including Champion of England and Ne Plus Ultra.
It will stand for decades as the ne plus ultra of cooperative effort by an individual in the worlds of music cataloging and music librarianship, and to some extent, even out in the larger universe of librarianship in general.
But it is surely--as even conservatives might concede--bloated, inefficient, reckless about costs, and the ne plus ultra of bureaucracy.
It came into the game in 1940 and remains the ne plus ultra of attack ever since.
213)--reached a ne plus ultra between 1815 and 1848, when nobles used them to mould political debate and staff the upper echelons of the state.
This kind of calculation is, for Dewey, at the heart of scientific method, and scientific method is the putative life's blood of progressive education and its ne plus ultra.
2) Transubstantiation is the material expression ne plus ultra of metaphor.
Suffused with metaphor, exuding the aroma of musty myth and fairy tale, redolent with exotic, erotic expression, the book bathes its reader in the surreal atmosphere of legend, where, for good or ill, bearing a boy child is the ne plus ultra of woman's existence.