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 for Absolute superlative
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Superlative \Su`per*la"tive\, n.
     1. That which is highest or most eminent; the utmost degree.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Gram.)
        (a) The superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs;
            also, a form or word by which the superlative degree
            is expressed; as, strongest, wisest, most stormy,
            least windy, are all superlatives.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     Absolute superlative, a superlative in an absolute rather
        than in a comparative or exclusive sense. See Elative.
        [1913 Webster]

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