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That particular shop, sold to Bendel a decade ago or so before, had been the ne plus ultra of American bookstores.

Many of us occupy a world in which having your own hour on a cable channel is an all-consuming goal and the ne plus ultra.

Having a bride end the show suggested that the wedding gown was the ne plus ultra.

In the pantheon of self-destructive, shambolic, rock-star dandies, Johnny Thunders is the ne plus ultra.

Lamb fills his case, and lights this the ne plus ultra of a soothing weed.

On his return he again doubled cape Good Hope, which had long been regarded as the ne plus ultra of navigation.

This is but a bare outline of a most excellently developed story, in which realism has been carried to a ne plus ultra.

Villars vaingloriously styled his lines "Marlborough's ne plus ultra," a subject on which he was abundantly jocular.

He thinks the bar-mess the most fashionable assemblage in Europe, and the jokes of "grand day" the ne plus ultra of wit.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ne plus ultra, such as: extreme case, extremity, furthest point, highest point, limit, and nth degree.

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