Usage examples for paramount

  1. They could tell by its tones that his soul was now warm with the conflict; they could guess that the fighting animal was roused in every one of those men there struggling together, and was for the time quite paramount above the rational human being. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  2. For I was absolutely relentless; had my little Stella lived, not even for her sake would I have relaxed in one detail of my vengeance- nothing seemed to me so paramount as the necessity for restoring my own self- respect and damaged honor. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli