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preeminent
(adj)
pre-EM-i-nǝnt
Meaning

outstanding; superior

1st Sample Sentence

Among the leaders of his generation, Gandhi was preeminent.

Root

prae (before)#minere (to jut out, project) (Latin)

Synonyms

exceptionable, preeminent, prodigious

Antonyms

banal, lackluster, nondescript, prosaic, trifling, trite

Mnemonics

preeminent sounds like prominent pre+eminent

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