superlative degree


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the superlative form of an adjective or adverb

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But with Christofias, it's to the superlative degree.
This attitude ironically pivots around the description of an otherwise dull period in Sweetie's life in the superlative degree of interest.
On some occasions, still, the superlative degree of comparison does not assist intellectual argumentation or moralistic propaganda.
I must also bring to the reader's attention the different forms that the superlative degree of the adjective may take; forms that may not have been considered beforehand.
Islam also gives superlative degree to them who earns livelihood by honest means, she added.
The opening continues: "We had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way - in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
A diagram exhibits a relation of analogy between the signifier and signified, for example in the comparison of adjectives the morpho-phonological form of the comparative and superlative degree reflects the intensity of gradation conveyed by an adjective itself.
A stunning achievement of the serial is that all those who were associated with the project talked of the serial eloquently, almost in superlative degree and took pride for being the part of the project.
by having in a superlative degree the same features that these things have' (282), and by being causally responsible for the features that these things have (291-313).
It was the sweetest of times, it was the bitterest of times, it was the age of zeal, it was the age of caution, it was the epoch of raconteurism, it was the epoch of knowledge, it was the season of Savory, it was the season of Sweet, it was the Spring of hype, it was the Winter of logic, we had a surfeit before us, we had a dearth before us, we were all going direct to health, we were all going the other way--in short, the period was so like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities demanded its embrace, for health or money, in the superlative degree of comparison only .
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way - in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
being received, for good or evil, in the superlative degree of comparison
So it will be given appropriate instructions so that the whole country will be in a superlative degree of readiness," Arseniy Yatsenyuk stated.
6 -- "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way -- in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only".
Don't we find the present political landscape in the run up to the big election is heavily loaded with contrasting pairs in the superlative degree of comparison?