Thesaurus / second-rate

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Second-rate man Boswell may have been, as he himself so oft admits, yet as a biographer he stands first in the front rank.

Otherwise, to what use could these second-rate horses be put?

Let us see what these second-rate schemers make of it all, she said.

The Angel of PainE. F. Benson

A pretty good culinary apple of second-rate quality; in use during October; but scarcely worth cultivation.

British PomologyRobert Hogg

Beatrix playing comedy was judged to be a second-rate actress.

BeatrixHonore de Balzac

The vast majority of the statues there are either late Roman works or cheap Roman copies of second-rate Hellenic statues.

He was not promoted because he was content to be a second-rate man.

Business EnglishRose Buhlig

Few things are as distressing as the sciolism of a second-rate English editor of a classic.

Elsewhere it is confusion of metaphor, very common among the second-rate "tragedians," that is derided.

A Book of BurlesqueWillam Davenport Adams

It is of an obvate shape, skin yellow; a culinary fruit of second-rate quality; in use from October till February.

British PomologyRobert Hogg

opposites of second-rate

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