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uppermost


adjective Also upmost.

  1. highest in place, order, rank, power, etc.: the uppermost peaks of the mountain; the uppermost class of society.
  2. topmost; predominant: a subject of uppermost concern.

adverb

  1. in or into the uppermost place, rank, or predominance: The blossoms grow uppermost on the stems of these flowers; the thoughts that came uppermost to her mind.

adjective Also: upmost

  1. highest in position, power, importance, etc

adverb

  1. in or into the highest position, etc

late 15c., from upper + -most.

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