paragon: model of excellence or perfection of a kind
1) an example of excellence
paragon : excellence
paragon : imitate
paragon : excellent
apotheosis, ideal, quintessence, standard
1. She is a paragon of what a judge should be: honest, intelligent, hardworking, and just.
2. As a student, Gina was thought to be a paragon, but her English teacher noticed that she excelled only because she refused to take any risks.
Synonyms: epitome, exemplar, nonpareil, standard