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 Meanings and Examples of GREATEST
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greatest
 a.  highest in quality
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I must own I felt a little proud when my captain offered me the second dignity in the vessel and entreated me to remain with the greatest earnestness, so valuable did he consider my services.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 1
2  Shut in, however, by ice, it was impossible to follow his track, which we had observed with the greatest attention.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 4
3  I felt the greatest eagerness to hear the promised narrative, partly from curiosity and partly from a strong desire to ameliorate his fate if it were in my power.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 4
4  His daughter attended him with the greatest tenderness, but she saw with despair that their little fund was rapidly decreasing and that there was no other prospect of support.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
5  But the cursory glance my father had taken of my volume by no means assured me that he was acquainted with its contents, and I continued to read with the greatest avidity.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
6  Under the guidance of my new preceptors I entered with the greatest diligence into the search of the philosopher's stone and the elixir of life; but the latter soon obtained my undivided attention.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
7  Elizabeth had caught the scarlet fever; her illness was severe, and she was in the greatest danger.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
8  He appeared about fifty years of age, but with an aspect expressive of the greatest benevolence; a few grey hairs covered his temples, but those at the back of his head were nearly black.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
9  In my education my father had taken the greatest precautions that my mind should be impressed with no supernatural horrors.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
10  Although her disposition was gay and in many respects inconsiderate, yet she paid the greatest attention to every gesture of my aunt.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
11  She welcomed me with the greatest affection.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
12  These sublime and magnificent scenes afforded me the greatest consolation that I was capable of receiving.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
13  When night came on and brought sleep with it, I was in the greatest fear lest my fire should be extinguished.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
14  The life of my father is in the greatest danger, owing to the dreadful circumstance that I have related.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
15  Lady Middleton piqued herself upon the elegance of her table, and of all her domestic arrangements; and from this kind of vanity was her greatest enjoyment in any of their parties.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 7
Example Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
16  Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
17  To do whatever needs to be done to preserve this last and greatest bastion of freedom.
18  He who overcomes his anger subdues his greatest enemy.
19  Her elder daughter, in whom she placed the greatest trust, failed to match her expectations.
20  I had hoped for a little more from the world's greatest tenor, whose performance was workmanlike but hardly inspired.
21  Our greatest enemies, the ones we must fight most often, are within.
22  You are the greatest enemy if you are a coward, but if you are brave, you are your greatest friend.
23  The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
24  The Book of Kells is Trinity College's greatest treasure.
25  The greatest challenge for the Americans is understanding the mindset of Eastern Europeans.
26  The greatest danger is that we simply create information overload for our executives.
27  A father's greatest dream is that his child's life is filled with joy.
28  The sweetness of sharing a dream made for two is one life's greatest treasures.
29  A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
30  The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.