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nonpareil - vocabulary

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noun, adjective

A person or thing without equal, peerless; a small pellet of sugar used for decorating cookies or candy; a bite-sized chocolate covered with these pellets.

I see you what you are: you are too proud; But, if you were the devil, you are fair. My lord and master loves you: O! such love Could be but recompensed, though you were crowned The nonpareil of beauty.

—William Shakespeare Twelfth Night (1601)

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