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Innovative

Original and interesting

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Unsurpassed

The best there is

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Leave other something standing

Are much better than other of that thing

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Put/leave other courses in the shade

Make other courses seem insignificant

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Rock-bottom

Extremely low

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Slashed

Dramatically reduced

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Bargains galore

A huge number of products on sale at ridiculously low prices

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Discount

Reduction in the price

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Pamper yourself

Treat yourself to something luxurious

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Indulge yourself

Let yourself do or have something that you enjoy but which may be bad for you

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Sumptuous / opulent

Both adjectives mean rich and special: sumptuous collocates most strongly with words relating to food and furnishings, and opulet with words relating to lifestyle

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In the lap of luxury

In a very luxurious way

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Ergonomically designed

Designed by studying people and their working or living conditions, especially in order to improve effectiveness

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Proven

Shown by research

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State-of-the-art

Use the very latest technology

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Stand out in the crowd

Be noticed

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Guaranteed to turn heads

Be noticed

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Tantalizingly

Temptingly

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Fetching / alluring

Both adjectives mean attractive

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Flyers

Sheets of printed information

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Trailers

Brief excerpts from a film, TV, or radio program

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Sky-writing

Words written in the sky using smoke from a plane

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Sandwich boards

Advertising posters huge at the back and front of a person who then ealks around a busy area

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Pop-ups

Advertisements that appear on your screen suddenly

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Plug

Advertise