Tantamount and Paramount





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Tantamount and Paramount :



“Paramount” means “best,” “top.” Think of Paramount Pictures’ trademark of a majestic mountain peak encircled with stars.


“Tantamount” means “equivalent.”


“The committee’s paramount concern is to get at the truth; your continued insistence that you don’t remember any of the meetings you attended is tantamount to a confession of incompetence.”





























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