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Worst

worst

Of bad. [OE. Werst, worste, wurste, AS. Wyrst, wierst, wierrest. See worse, a.

bad, evil, or pernicious, in the highest degree, whether in a physical or moral sense. See worse. Heard so oft in worst extremes. I have a wife, the worst that may be. (Chaucer) If thou hadst not been born the worst of men, Thou hadst been a knave and flatterer. (Shak)


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