best vs worst
- in a most excellent way or manner
- from a position of superiority or authority
- it would be sensible
- get the better of
- (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
- (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities
- the supreme effort one can make
- the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
An old poacher makes the best keeper.
He had 112 helpers, many of whom had worked on some of the best fantasy movies of the past decade.
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things. And no good thing ever dies.
- the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
- the weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of
- the least favorable outcome
- to the highest degree of inferiority or badness
- (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition
- defeat thoroughly
I used to think the worst feeling was losing someone you love. But, I was wrong. The worst feeling is the moment you have lost yourself.
Some might say, at worst, armed insurrection.
I do not of course mean, Heaven forbid! that people should try to converse seriously; that results in the worst kind of dreariness, in feeling, as Stevenson said, that one has the brain of a sheep and the eyes of a boiled codfish.