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cream of the crop

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individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • He was certain that the judges would recognize his show rabbit as the cream of the crop.

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“Cream of the crop.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cream%20crop. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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