Preeminent

Definition of Preeminent

Pre`em´i`nent
a.1.Eminent above others; prominent among those who are eminent; superior in excellence; surpassing, or taking precedence of, others; rarely, surpassing others in evil, or in bad qualities; as, preëminent in guilt.
In goodness and in power preëminent.
- Milton.

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