-est

[[t]-ɪst[/t]]
You add -est to many short adjectives to form superlatives. For example, the superlative of `nice' is `nicest'; the superlative of `happy' is `happiest'. You also add it to some adverbs that do not end in -ly. For example, the superlative of `soon' is `soonest'.

English dictionary. 2008.


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