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adjective as in better


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The need for an Ebola vaccine in West Africa has never been greater.

And increasingly smart navigation aids in the cockpit brought far greater precision and efficiency to route planning.

Duke kept running for offices and losing by ever-greater margins.

The hope was that greater transparency about performance would drive results.

Veterans are a small minority of the population, as well, serving the greater whole.

Greater mischiefs happen often from folly, meanness, and vanity than from the greater sins of avarice and ambition.

The clock struck ten, and clerks poured in faster than ever, each one in a greater perspiration than his predecessor.

Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.

In the old world, poverty seemed, and poverty was, the natural and inevitable lot of the greater portion of mankind.

Never then was there a moment in which there was greater need for sane and serious thought.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to greater, such as: boss, cooler, higher, larger, largest, and leading.

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