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01. That movie was an [absolute] waste of money! Don't bother going to it.
02. The show was [absolutely] awful!
03. Are you [absolutely] sure that the man in the photograph is the one who attacked you in the park?
04. Harold is an [absolutely] terrific skater, just a delight to see.
05. Thomas is not an [absolute] beginner at golf, but he certainly hasn't been playing long.
06. This is the [absolute] best-tasting apple pie I have ever eaten in my life.
07. I think that ghost stories are [absolute] nonsense.
08. Ken Dodd once joked that Honolulu has [absolutely] everything: sand for the children, sun for the wife, and sharks for the wife's mother.
09. The governor claims he had [absolutely] nothing to do with the scandal.
10. I've looked [absolutely] everywhere, but I can't find my bus pass.
11. [Absolutely] pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.
12. He was an [absolute] failure in medical school, so he decided to try law instead.
13. The Pharaohs of ancient Egypt were [absolute] rulers who were considered gods on earth.
14. He will never get far in life for the simple reason that while he is very intelligent, he has [absolutely] no ambition.
15. In December of 1979, the people of Iran voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new Constitution giving [absolute] power to Ayatollah Khomeini.
16. Karl Kraus once advised, "Do not learn more than you [absolutely] need to get through life."
17. Ivan Turgenev once observed that if we wait for the moment when everything, [absolutely] everything is ready, we shall never begin.
18. David Suzuki notes that from our first cry announcing our arrival on earth to our very last sigh at the moment of death, our need for air is [absolute].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • absolute — (adj.) late 14c., unrestricted; complete, perfect; also not relative to something else (mid 15c.), from M.Fr. absolut (14c., O.Fr. asolu, Mod.Fr. absolu), from L. absolutus, pp. of absolvere to set free, make separate (see ABSOLVE (Cf. absolve)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • absolute — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not qualified or diminished in any way; total. 2) having unlimited power: an absolute ruler. 3) not relative or comparative: absolute moral principles. 4) Grammar (of a construction) syntactically independent of the rest of the… …   English terms dictionary

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