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worst

adjective

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worst

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of worst (Entry 2 of 2)

to achieve a victory over
  • how humiliating for a tennis champ to be worsted by a player no one had ever heard of

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The first known use of worst was before the 12th century

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“Worst.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/worst. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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