Antonyms for second-best

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Oh, father,” cried Polly in alarm, “these are my second-best boots!

I had the feeling that I had come off second-best in the encounter.

Did you ever feel like arguing with a gentleman when you had on your second-best clothes and no ruffle?

She was in sober, every-day serge now, and pulling on her second-best cloak.

I kept a detaining arm on Peter's sleeve,—his second-best sleeve.

In his previous contests with the wily Pole he had always come off second-best.

An auto-taxi is second-best, but be sure that the top is off.

"You seem to have come off second-best," suggested Draycott.

How you hated our economical mother's second-best furniture and dinners!

Praise, according to Aristotle, does not belong to the best things, but only to the second-best.

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