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Nonpareil   Listen
Nonpareil

noun
1.
Model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal.  Synonyms: apotheosis, ideal, nonesuch, nonsuch, paragon, saint.
2.
Colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies.
3.
A flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar.






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"Nonpareil" Quotes from Famous Books



... blazing fire in our sitting-room in Baker Street. Since the tragic upshot of our visit to Devonshire he had been engaged in two affairs of the utmost importance, in the first of which he had exposed the atrocious conduct of Colonel Upwood in connection with the famous card scandal of the Nonpareil Club, while in the second he had defended the unfortunate Mme. Montpensier from the charge of murder which hung over her in connection with the death of her step-daughter, Mlle. Carere, the young ...
— Hound of the Baskervilles • Authur Conan Doyle



Words linked to "Nonpareil" :   incomparable, one, jimdandy, humdinger, crackerjack, uncomparable, role model, sweet, chocolate candy, class act, model, confection, jimhickey



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