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  • adj. superlative form of low: most low.
  • adv. superlative form of low: most low.

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  • adj. lowest in rank or importance
  • adv. in the lowest position; nearest the ground


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  • ‡ The term lowest common denominator is often used to indicate a lowering of quality resulting from a desire to find common ground for many people: “This fall’s TV programming finds the lowest common denominator of taste.

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  • Hard on the heels of his foolish red card at Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg, which he described as the lowest point of his career, he had scored twice at one end and put his body on the line at the other to ensure that his team reinvigorated their push for a fourth-placed Premier League finish.

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  • Mandela said he hoped international tribunals dealing with conflicts in central Africa and Europe would make an example of those who had descended to what he described as the lowest levels of barbarity.

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  • Netflix also used the word "lowest" when referring to the price of its DVD-only plans, and attached the word "choice" to the whole separation concept. News

  • But he said "man can choose an easy road pushing aside all efforts, and can even fall to what he calls the lowest, vulgar levels and sink into the swamp of sin and dishonesty".


  • Ben spoke with Bob this week at his family's farm, which has been his place for reflection during what he described as the lowest point of his entire life.

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  • Naylor said even with what she called the lowest price in town - $60 to spay or neuter a cat, whether domestic or feral - people are asking for a lower rate and saying they must choose between helping to control the cat population or paying their bills.

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  • The launching of Augusta Renaissance followed what he calls the lowest point in his life. Latest News & Blogs

  • Even though he still has enviable scores — the lowest is now 710 — he worries he no longer qualifies for the best rates on loans.

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  • If there was G in that selection that's the button I would push for Obambi; too bad the lowest is F.

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