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Word of the Day - for Toastmasters everywhere
Saturday 15th June 2019
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paramount (adjective) PAR-a-mownt

Supreme, top, chief, the greatest in importance or significance.

The same secretive manner, the way he considered his own wishes to be paramount, the odd furtive way he stared at her when he thought she was not aware of it.

Josephine Cox, Don't Cry Alone. Amazon

But a reporter's work is all hack from morning till night, is the one paramount thing of life.

Jack London, Martin Eden. Amazon

The Twin Towers may be replaced by the Arch, the seats may be free of the dreaded restricted view, the toilets may be considerably fresher and the corporate hospitality may be paramount to the financial viability of the most expensive stadium in the world, but the smell of past traditions lingers.

Amy Lawrence, The Observer, 25 March 2007. Observer

By the 1990s members of the Politburo boasted of their love for classical music. President Jiang Zemin said he consoled himself after the death of the paramount leader Deng Xiaoping in 1997 by listening to Mozart’s Requiem.

Joseph Kahn & Daniel Wakin, The New York Times, 3 April 2007. New York Times

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