- Methyl pyruvate was synthesized by adding to a suitable catalyst with pyruvic acid and absolute methanol.
- The spirocyclopropane derivatives were readily converted into the corresponding methyl esters in nearly quantitative yields by treatment with absolute methanol containing catalytic amounts of sodium methoxide.
- That hill's an absolute doddle (to climb).
- We now have the absolute proof of his guilt.
- Her new dress is an absolute dream.
- My secretary is an absolute gem.