Definition of To the highest degree

1. Adverb. Used to form the superlative. "The king cobra is the most dangerous snake"

Exact synonyms: Most
Antonyms: Least

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Lexicographical Neighbors of To The Highest Degree

to that degree
to that effect
to that end
to that extent
to the
to the T
to the best of one's knowledge
to the brim
to the contrary
to the day
to the death
to the fore
to the full
to the gills
to the gunnels
to the highest degree (current term)
to the hilt
to the last
to the letter
to the limit
to the lowest degree
to the manner born
to the max
to the moon
to the north
to the point
to the point(p)
to the power of
to the quick
to the rescue

Literary usage of To the highest degree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Massachusetts Teacher by Massachusetts Teachers Federation, Massachusetts Teachers' Association (1853)
"In my opinion no writer ever did or ever will attain to the highest degree of accuracy, perspicuity and elegance, unaided by some regular system of ..."

2. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"... that though he perhaps missed some opportunities of making a great fortune, yet he raised the reputation of the house to the highest degree for prudence ..."

3. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, John A. Smith, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"Lord Sandwich to the highest degree; and is right in his favour to the uttermost. 6th. Up betimes, it being fast-day; and by water to the Duke of Albemarle ..."

4. Lectures on the Moral Government of God by Nathaniel William Taylor (1859)
"A high degree of temptation necessary to the highest degree of holiness, and of course to the highest happiness ; and this is the reason why God has ..."

5. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"... perhaps eight words out of ten commence and terminate with a vowel, owing to which it is a language to the highest degree soft and melodious, ..."

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