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adjective as in in control or complete authority

adjective as in excellent, perfect

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For a district and school desperate for enrollment and anxious to counter the narrative that ambitious students should seek out schools to the north or charters, Zora Williams was an absolute gift.

There’s an “absolute beginner” program built-in, which might come in handy for those of us who have been sitting completely still for the past six months or so.

What haunted Milwaukee, among other things, was starting point guard Eric Bledsoe’s inability to shoot — an absolute killer in a series when a defense is banking on just that.

Amazon “has seen a 50% decrease in unintended wakes over the last year,” he said, without revealing any absolute numbers.

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In absolute terms, it was worse than that, says Goldman Sachs.

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They are to face oppression with humble persistence and absolute conviction.

House rules require an absolute majority of members voting to choose a speaker.

Absent a body, no one can say with absolute certainty whether Castro is dead, even if all signs point in that direction.

And this song is just absolute genius and totally universal.

You have to risk it, and be in danger of looking like an absolute fool.

Solely over one man therein thou hast quite absolute control.

Marriage is like Mayonnaise sauce, either a great success or an absolute and entire failure.

He was greeted by hoots and jeers, but with absolute imperturbability he reorganised his forces and checked the enemy.

It is evident that an absolute increase of any variety may be accompanied by a relative decrease.

An increase in actual number is an absolute increase; an increase in percentage only, a relative increase.


On this page you'll find 275 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to absolute, such as: complete, full, infinite, outright, pure, and sheer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.