When it comes to standing by old friends, Moscow has an unrivaled record.
What cable news does do, unrivaled, is broadcast images of events to a large global audience.
Stephen Bayley, cultural critic and Londoner, said the fresh, foreign impetus had left London unrivaled.
That gives Beijing unrivaled leverage over Pyongyang and its ruling class's entrenched patronage system.
Furthermore, the thinking goes, you, with your unrivaled craftiness, will counter-seduce the reporter to your worldview.
Just at the moment of starting a helot approached him with a small roll directed to "Zeuxis, the unrivaled painter of Greece."
No appointment could have better pleased that unrivaled politician.
And so we find the afternoon tea enjoying a vogue of unrivaled popularity here in America.
He is said to have been unrivaled in the science of hydraulics.
The unrivaled French opera is in season, the forcing house of that bright garden of exotics.