outstanding


outstanding
01. He is an [outstanding] basketball player, probably the best in the country.
02. Tiger Williams is an [outstanding] golfer, the best of his time.
03. Your essay was [outstanding], your best ever.
04. Whistler is an [outstanding] ski resort of great natural beauty.
05. The union feels there are still a number of [outstanding] issues to be resolved before a vote is put to its members.
06. We have a number of [outstanding] bills to pay before we can start calculating our profits.
07. The [outstanding] feature of this car is its computerized navigation system.
08. Michael Jordan is an [outstanding] basketball player, perhaps the best ever.
09. You still have a few bills [outstanding] that need to be settled before we can sell you any more merchandise.
10. Your work on the project has simply been [outstanding], and we would like you to consider becoming a project manager.
11. Her dance performance was simply [outstanding].
12. Sam Walton once said that [outstanding] leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel.
13. The extraordinary width of Victoria Falls makes them the [outstanding] physical feature of Zimbabwe.
14. Since the collapse of the U.S.S.R., Armenia has had the most [outstanding] economic growth rate of any of the former Soviet republics.
15. Bill Gates once stated that the most meaningful way to differentiate your company from the competition is to do an [outstanding] job with information.
16. Richard Wagner was the [outstanding] composer of opera in Germany, and one of the crucial figures in the history of music in the 1800s.

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  • outstanding — prominent, conspicuous, salient, signal, striking, arresting, remarkable, *noticeable Analogous words: *exceptional Antonyms: commonplace Contrasted words: *common, ordinary, familiar …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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