Definition of Basest

1. Adjective. (superlative of base) ¹



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Definition of Basest

1. base [adj] - See also: base

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basest

basepaths
baseperson
basepersons
baseplate
baseplate wax
baseplates
basepoint
basepoints
baser
baserunner
baserunners
baserunning
baserunnings
bases
bases loaded
basest (current term)
basetender
basetenders
basewoman
basewomen
bash
bash about
bash in
bash out
bash up
basha
bashaw
bashaws
bashed

Literary usage of Basest

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"It is an act of envy ; and one of the basest on record in fiction or in fact. . . . Great as was usually the care ..."

2. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"... the Seating of Hayes and Wheeler by Benjamin A. Willis [NY]: "The basest of Conspiracies"—Reply by Simeon B. Chittenden [NT]: "Who Are the Conspirators? ..."

3. Great Debates in American Hist: From the Debates in the British Parliament by United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament, Marion Mills Miller (1913)
"... the Seating of Hayes and Wheeler by Benjamin A. Willis [NY]: "The basest of Conspiracies"—Reply by Simeon B. Chittenden [NT]: "Who Are the Conspirators? ..."

4. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Classical, Mediæval, Legendary; Famous by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"... the vilest and basest character, although not the most wickedly malicious, that Shakespeare wrought.—RG WHITE. The comic part of the play turns on the ..."

5. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"'T is no Man we celebrate, By his country's victories great, Till the basest can no longer cower, Feeling his soul spring up divinely tall, Touched but in ..."

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