Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the supreme commander of NATO forces’
highest ranking, highest, leading, chief, head, top, foremost, principal, superior, premier, first, cardinal, prime, sovereign
greatest, dominant, predominant, pre-eminent, overriding, prevailing
2‘the race makes supreme demands on competitors’
extraordinary, remarkable, incredible, extreme, intense, great, phenomenal, rare, surpassing, exceptional, outstanding, incomparable, inimitable, unparalleled, unrivalled, peerless, greatest, utmost, uttermost, maximum
3‘he was prepared to make the supreme sacrifice’
final, last, ultimate
utmost, extreme, total, unconditional, greatest, highest
fatal, lethal, mortal
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