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gem

Synonyms of gem in English:

noun

  • 1 diamonds, rubies, and other gems
    jewel, precious stone, semi-precious stone, stone, solitaire, brilliant, baguette, cabochon
    archaic bijou
  • 2 the gem of the collection is the tyrannosaurus skeleton
    best, finest, pride, prize, treasure, glory, wonder, flower, pearl, jewel, the jewel in the crown, masterpiece, chef-d'œuvre, leading light, pick, choice, paragon, prime, cream, the crème de la crème, elite, elect;
    outstanding example, shining example, perfect example of its kind, model, epitome, archetype, ideal, exemplar, nonpareil, paradigm, embodiment, personification, quintessence, standard, prototype, apotheosis, acme
    informal one in a million, the bee's knees, something else, the tops
    [Antonyms] dregs
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