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adjective as in top

adjective as in most important; chief

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When that radiation slams into Earth, it injects energy into our planet’s ionosphere, the uppermost reaches of our atmosphere, explains Guhathakurta.

In the Nela, that means two sheets of titanal—the uppermost layer of which serves as the topsheet.

The uppermost layer of Earth’s atmosphere is called the exosphere.

“Step into the Void” is the newest attraction on the uppermost terrace of Aiguille du Midi.

I confess that I too approached The Casual Vacancy with that question uppermost in my mind.

In the annals of illegitimate children born to powerful politicians, President Grover Cleveland must rank uppermost.

They embody in themselves the uppermost thought of the era that was dawning when they were written.

Have both a feather bed and a mattress upon the bedstead, that she may place whichever she prefers uppermost.

How odd this was, to have her mother touch upon that very subject lying uppermost in her own heart!

Her voice must be uppermost; conversation becomes a contest who can speak the most rapidly.

I had seen her many times, but we had never, except very remotely, touched upon the matter which was uppermost in both our minds.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uppermost, such as: apical, culminating, highest, loftiest, null, and topmost.

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