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  • adjective superlative form of worthy: most worthy.

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Examples

  • Being is pleased to see people following the worthiest object; and the question is, What is the _worthiest? _ "

    Daisy in the Field

  • Bonny Mulgro, as we must call the worthiest foe that Smith's prowess encountered, appeared upon the field.

    Captain John Smith

  • But Bonny Mulgro, as we must call the worthiest foe that

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • No. It is a gift He will give you -- as the crown and the palm of the worthiest will be His free gift at last.

    The Inglises Or, How the Way Opened

  • It was probably much more ancient: but it was, however, attended with very great and pernicious inconveniencies, as it was obviously an affair of difficulty to determine who should be called the worthiest of the blood; and a door being always left open for ambition, this order introduced a greater mischief than it was intended to remedy.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 07 (of 12)

  • -- what we are fittest (worthiest, that is) to do, and what is best worth doing?

    On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2) A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays and Articles on Art and Literature

  • The idea underlying the proposal is to allow patent applicants to benefit from the combined knowledge of field experts, ensuring that only the "worthiest" inventions get the 20-year grant of monopoly rights that come with an approved patent.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • So then always that knowledge is worthiest which is charged with least multiplicity, which appeareth to be metaphysic; as that which considereth the simple forms or differences of things, which are few in number, and the degrees and co-ordinations whereof make all this variety.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • "After you've publicly called her worthiest, fairest, and purest?

    This Scepter'd Isle

  • So then always that knowledge is worthiest which is charged with least multiplicity, which appeareth to be metaphysic; as that which considereth the simple forms or differences of things, which are few in number, and the degrees and co-ordinations whereof make all this variety.

    The Advancement of Learning

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