paragon definition

  • noun:
    • A model of superiority or brilliance of a kind; a peerless example: a paragon of virtue.
    • An unflawed diamond evaluating at least 100 carats.
    • a really big spherical pearl.
    • Printing A type size of 20 things.
    • A flawless diamond of at least 100 carats.
    • A companion; a match; the same.
    • Emulation; rivalry; competition.
    • A model or pattern
    • A size of type between great primer and two fold pica. Look at Note under Kind.
    • A model or design; particularly, a model or design of special excellence or brilliance.
    • A companion; fellow; mate.
    • A rival.
    • Rivalry; emulation; hence, comparison; a test of superiority or superiority.
    • A stuff, embroidered or ordinary, utilized for gown and upholstery inside seventeenth century.
    • A diamond weighing above 100 carats.
    • A size of printing-type, about lines on inches, the intermediate regarding the larger size two fold small-pica and the smaller size great-primer, add up to 20 points, so distinguished in brand-new system of sizes.
    • style of superiority or perfection of a sort; one having no equal
    • a great example; an amazing embodiment of a notion
  • verb-transitive:
    • examine; parallel.
    • To equal; match.
    • examine; to parallel; to include rivalry or emulation with.
    • examine with; to equal; to competing.
    • To act as a model for; to exceed.
  • verb:
    • To compare; to parallel; to include rivalry or emulation with.
    • examine with; to equal; to competing.
    • To act as a model for; to exceed.
    • To be equal; to put up contrast.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • becoming equal; to hold comparison.
  • others:
    • To compare; parallel; mention compared or competitors.
    • To acknowledge comparison with; rival; equal.
    • To go past; excel; exceed.
    • evaluate; pretend to comparison or equivalence.

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