crowning achievement

crowning achievement

The most important, significant, or greatest accomplishment or moment of one's career or life. The author's oeuvre spans five novels, four plays, and six books of poetry, but this, her final novel, is by far her crowning achievement. I may have had success in business and led a somewhat romantic life, but my crowning achievement was by far the day I became a father.
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It was the crowning achievement of his amiable character that the answers we got were given in a quite mild and friendly tone.
Michael's crowning achievement, under Daughtry's tutelage, in the first days in the stateroom, was to learn to count up to five.
The great work of the period, however, and the crowning achievement of Chaucer's life, is 'The Canterbury Tales.
HULL manager Steve Bruce believes retaining the services of Luis Suarez is the crowning achievement of Brendan Rodgers' time at Liverpool.
It has been a crowning achievement after an exciting period for the firm, which has seen us open our Huddersfield office last year, plus three new offices in Wakefield, Leeds and Rochdale earlier this year to bring the total up to 10 offices across Yorkshire and Lancashire.
The 'Jones Deluxe' is our crowning achievement to date," said Robert A.
His crowning achievement should have been to receive a knighthood, an accolade that will now probably never be given to him.
Jackman, 44, already has his hand prints embedded outside the famed Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, but the star is a crowning achievement for an actor who was a nobody in Hollywood a little over ten years ago.
Many industry analysts credit the BBC iPlayer, a Web application that allows viewers to stream content on-demand, as Thompson's crowning achievement.
In 1993 Margaret became Honorary President of the Zoological Society but perhaps her crowning achievement came in 2008 when the zoo was named National Zoo of Wales.
Your appointment is the crowning achievement of your relentless commitment to serve your country and a tribute to your political courage," said Mr.
His crowning achievement was that he was one of the All Star pitchers for the 13 Year Old World Series in 2000.
The registration of Arabic domain names is the first practical step towards ending the monopoly of English domain names, and a crowning achievement to the efforts of Arab countries claiming the right of users to access the Internet in their native language," said Raed Kayal, acting chief executive of Etihad Atheeb Telecom GO.
This week, as we take time to remember those who fought and those who died, we are reminded of the finest moment in our history, a crowning achievement that will echo through the ages.