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What is that word that means it is the best/most? watch

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    i learnt the word in english lessons but forgot what it was. it's a language device i believe. just like how imperative means ''must'' what is the language device that describes ''best''. words like coldEST, hottEST, saddEST etc what do they call those words
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    greatest, don't really know what your asking
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    'superlative' or something?
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    Think they're superlatives but I could be wrong :/
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    Definitely superlatives.
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    Thanks everyone, it brings it back to me now that it is superlative!
 
 
 
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