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Paragon- means someone or something that is the very best. The English noun paragon comes from the Italian word paragone, which is a touchstone, a black stone that is used to tell the quality of gold. You rub the gold on the touchstone and you can find out how good the gold is.
She was a paragon in her field, resolute in being able to make something on a shoestring.
In keeping with the rich and grave guests at her table, most were by invitation only, sometimes at a late hour in order to keep up appearances of privilege and generate stirrings of grandeur.
With her expertise, it was hoped to turn profits inward to the union of two companies rather than create expenditure in favour of duplicated suppliers.
The head CEO upon whose decision it rested proved to be a glutton for her cuisine, insisting on thirds as well as seconds. Had he known the basic ingredient of the fifty pound a head dish was a £2 rabbit which provided six portions, she wasn’t sure if he would appreciate it or blow a fuse for being duped.