English to Afrikaans Meaning :: superlative

Superlative :
oortreffende
- oortreffendeovertreffende trapsuperlatieven
 

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Noun(1) an exaggerated expression (usually of praise(2) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development(3) the superlative form of an adjective or adverb
Adjective(1) highest in quality

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(1) The Mosan workshops were notable for their ivories, superlative champlevÔö£┬« enamel, often with sophisticated typological iconography, and cast and embossed metalwork.(2) There are incredible details in his mazurkas, and he has found how to make them doubly interesting by playing them with the utmost degree of gentleness, with a superlative softness.(3) He was a superlative draughtsman and his work has appealed greatly to other outstanding draughtsmen, such as Hockney and Picasso.(4) This new two-disc release is not to be missed: it's a superlative treatment of one of Hollywood's greatest classics.(5) And to say all this is not yet to comment on the superlative choreography and dancing.(6) It does so most often in the form of the comparative and the superlative of bad: worse and worst.(7) All the obvious categories by means of which the Dutch school distinguished itself are on display here, invariably in the form of superlative examples, and often in the form of nicely contrasted offerings to boot.(8) The superlative cast is in top form in this season.(9) He was supposed to be recognized for his superlative skill with flight combat and drafted immediately into the test pilot corps.(10) At that time it was a contemporary drama; now it is a period piece, and the transition is managed with superlative intelligence.(11) The superlative handling seems at odds with the ride height, which is greater than your average saloon, adding to the unfashionable ├ö├ç├┐upright├ö├ç├û feel of the package as a whole.(12) All kidding aside, here's another fine CD from a flutist who has given us superlative recordings of music from the Baroque and Classical eras.(13) A superlative driving-at-night song, shifting fancily around the curves as street lights roll over the windshield.(14) Nowadays, even the cheapest laser printers offer superlative image quality in both text and graphics.(15) Invariably, when the best performers are asked what they were thinking about when they turned in a superlative performance, their answer is ├ö├ç├┐nothing.├ö├ç├û(16) This is a fine motion picture with a couple of superlative performances.
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(1) superlative degree ::
oortreffende trap
Synonyms
Adjective
1. excellent ::
uitstekende
2. magnificent ::
pragtige
3. wonderful ::
wonderlike
4. marvelous ::
wonderlike
5. supreme ::
hoogste
6. consummate ::
volkome
7. outstanding ::
uitstaande
8. remarkable ::
merkwaardige
9. fine ::
fyn
10. choice ::
keuse
11. first-rate ::
eerste koers
12. first-class ::
eersteklas
13. premier ::
premier
14. prime ::
prima
15. unsurpassed ::
onoortreflike
16. unequaled ::
ongeëwenaarde
17. unparalleled ::
ongekende
18. unrivaled ::
ongeëwenaarde
19. preeminent ::
skitterend
20. crack ::
crack
21. ace ::
ace
22. wicked ::
bose
23. brilliant ::
briljant
Noun
24. superlative degree ::
oortreffende trap
Antonyms
1. atrocious ::
gruwelike
2. awful ::
vreeslike
3. execrable ::
afskuwelike
4. lousy ::
slegte
5. pathetic ::
pateties
6. poor ::
swak
7. rotten ::
vrot
8. terrible ::
verskriklike
9. vile ::
veragtelike
10. wretched ::
ellendig
Different Forms
superlative, superlatively, superlatives
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