Definition of Surest

1. Adjective. (superlative of sure) (qualifier most sure) ¹



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Definition of Surest

1. sure [adj] - See also: sure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surest

sure of oneself
sure thing
sure things
sure up
sured
suredaite
surefire
surefooted
surefootedly
surefootedness
surely
sureness
surenesses
surer
sures
surest (current term)
suretied
sureties
suretiship
suretiships
surety
surety bond
suretying
suretyship
suretyships
surf
surf-rider
surf and turf
surf boat
surf boats

Literary usage of Surest

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1. American Book Prices Current (1917)
"Narrative of a Shipwreck in the Gulf of Florida: showing God's Protecting Providence, Man's surest Help and Defence. Burlington, NJ, 1811. if mm. Hf. mor. ..."

2. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1823)
"... f • • •>• -11 coinciding . . surest of view, are surest of coinciding with those of the of utility. r . ' J . J, with those principle of utility. ..."

3. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1823)
"good-win that of which the dictates,! taken in a general surest of view, are surest of coinciding with those of the with those principle of utility. ..."

4. Mixed Essays by Matthew Arnold (1880)
"... stand written in the hearts and imaginations of all men,' and we shall have the surest rejection of symbol, hieroglyphic, and mystification in poetry. ..."

5. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Therefore the surest of all winged signs He sent him forth—an eagle 'twixt his claws Clasping a fawn the nursling of a hind ; This it let fall upon the ..."

6. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1907)
"Holland, the best and surest Translator wee ever had, forty pounds per ann., ff I hope (saith Sir P.) other Noblemen had the same honour <$• reverence for ..."

7. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... him to such task Well could it cleave the strongest casque And reud the surest shield. XXIX The wicket with its bars of brass, 590 The raised ..."

8. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"It is this deep impression of supernatural truths, which has been so much celebrated under the name of faith ; a state of mind described as the surest ..."

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