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better than average above par
change for the better; progress in development advance , betterment , improvement
better position or condition advantage
better, make or become ameliorate
make or become better ameliorate , mend
act of relieving ills and changing for the better amelioration , betterment , melioration
widespread aspiration of Americans to live better than their parents did American Dream
toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite) atomic number 34 , Se , selenium
(baseball) someone who teaches batters how to bat better batting coach
better than everything else best
one better than the others best
ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another betting odds , odds
emigration of scientists, intelligentsia for better pay, jobs brain drain
principles of a body of 19th century English reformers who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people Chartism
19th century English reformer who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people Chartist
urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid compulsion , irresistible impulse
better from illness, get convalesce , recuperate
condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state declination , decline
United States federal department that administers federal programs dealing with better housing and urban renewal; created in 1965 Department of Housing and Urban Development , Housing and Urban Development , HUD
longing for something better than the present situation discontent , discontentedness , discontentment
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