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paramount

par·a·mount

paramount

 
 
pronunciation:
pae r maUnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: foremost in importance, power, or the like; chief.
synonyms:
capital, chief, first, main, predominant, prime, principal, sovereign, supreme
similar words:
cardinal, lead, leading, preeminent, premiere, primary, senior, significant, superior, top, ultimate, uppermost, vital
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person of highest authority; overlord.
synonyms:
overlord
similar words:
chief, head, leader, potentate, sovereign
derivation: paramountly (adv.)