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Newsday: “Thoroughly researched, written with intelligence, sympathy and grace, it is a model of first-rate literary biography.”

Yellen, many believe, is the perfect choice, a first-rate academic whose sense of timing is exquisite and nuanced.

You can have a first-rate mind, but if the neurology is skewed, the thinking will also be skewed.

Elementary is first-rate American television in what is being called the “procedural” tradition.

He has had chores, he knows how to cook, how to iron, how to be a first-rate gardening assistant, and much more.

However, I am bound to admit that it is a first-rate country for sport—also for killing Englishmen.

And then at last the Pupil if he possesses a first-rate cramming memory might answer questions on it.

I presume you know that Maria Theresa was a first-rate soldier; or, at least, she had the happy art of finding them.

We find it was a town hand, said Blathers, continuing his report; for the style of work is first-rate.

He frequented the Italian Opera, which was his sole opportunity of hearing a good orchestra, chorus, and first-rate soloists.

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On this page you'll find 110 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to first-rate, such as: excellent, exceptional, high-quality, marvelous, outstanding, and superb.

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