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.
See also: crown
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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.
The five-star Four Seasons Hotel Amman calls itself the crown jewel in the heart of Jordans capital cityand landing a job there is 21-year-old Yassin Al Khatibs crowning achievement.
One Times sub's crowning achievement," suggests the spotter of this pun- tastic story about Prince William.
Supercopa de Espana, and his crowning achievement, the 2013/14
Developer Robert Gladstone said of the penthouse, "This particular residence breaks the mold on luxury and will serve as the crowning achievement in the residential real estate arena.
A CHINESE dragon was the crowning achievement for a group of Middlesbrough kids who spent a week studying Chinese culture.
Brychan will be joined by co-presenter David Oliver, whose own crowning achievement came in 2014 with the Royal Welsh In-Hand Horse Championship.
HULL manager Steve Bruce believes retaining the services of Luis Suarez is the crowning achievement of Brendan Rodgers' time at Liverpool.
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.