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worst

worst

 
pronunciation:
wuhrst
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb, transitive verb
phrases:
at worst, if worst comes to worst
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: superl. of bad and ill.
antonyms:
best
definition 2: most lacking in quality, advantage, or virtue.
the worst singerthe worst choice
antonyms:
best, ideal
definition 3: most likely to result in harm or injury.
the worst storm
antonyms:
best
 
part of speech: noun
definition: someone or something that is worst.
The situation was dreadful, but the worst was yet to come.
antonyms:
best
similar words:
pit
phrase: at worst
phrase: if worst comes to worst
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: superl. of badly and ill.
antonyms:
best
definition 2: in the most evil, severe, unfavorable, or inferior way; in the worst manner.
antonyms:
best
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: worsted, worsting, worsts
definition: to do better than (another) in a struggle or contest; defeat.
similar words:
beat, best
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