high note

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high note

The most successful, impressive, or climactic point (of something). She's been in many films throughout the years, but this performance is without a doubt the high note of her career.
See also: high, note
References in classic literature ?
Thank God!" And without noticing that he was singing, to strengthen the si he sung a second, a third below the high note. "Ah, God!
All of them were screaming the stupid, soul-sickening high note of terror, drowning the forewoman's voice.
"Stand by main halyards!--Jump!" he could hear Skipper shouting loudly; also he heard the high note of the mainsheet screaming across the sheaves as Van Horn, bending braces in the dark, was swiftly slacking the sheet through his scorching palms with a single turn on the cleat.
Trilling it out like a kind of bird, with a pretty high note, that it may be audible to the old lady above the hum of the wheels.
(habitually gentle) possesses a high note or so, in emergencies.
She broke off abruptly on a sentimental high note, shouted sharply to the organ grinder "Come on," and both moved on to the next shop.
So we crept along at a snail's pace, with much stumbling and falling--the guards keeping up a singsong chant ahead of us, interspersed with certain high notes which I found always indicated rough places and turns.
There are two things to be taken into consideration, both what is possible and what is proper; every one then should chiefly endeavour to attain those things which contain both these qualities: but this is to be regulated by different times of life; for instance, it is not easy for those who are advanced in years to sing such pieces of music as require very high notes, for nature points out to them those which are gentle and require little strength of voice (for which reason some who are skilful in music justly find fault with Socrates for forbidding the youth to be instructed in gentle harmony; as if, like wine, it would make them drunk, whereas the effect of that is to render men bacchanals, and not make them languid): these therefore are what should employ those who are grown old.
When judges asked the schoolboy to repeat an impressive high note, the whole window vibrated and fell out, smashing into pieces.
KARACHI -- Former spinner Saqlain Mustaq has urged Pakistan team to forget about the past and win the remaining four-matches of the 2019 Cricket World Cup, with pride, as finishing on a high note matters in the tournament.
Botswana national women volleyball team started the All Africa Games qualifiers on a high note beating eSwatini 3-0 in Maputo, Mozambique on June 3.
I'll miss him here." Gabi who led his Atletico team to the La Liga title in 2013/14 season in Spain, said Al Sadd wants to finish the season on a high note with a domestic double.
Fashion Pakistan Week 2019 ended on a high note where many Pakistani models walked the ramp for renowned fashion designers.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened on a high note for the seventh consecutive session on Tuesday but volatility was spread across all sectors.
The first segment of the show ended on a high note with Across the Globe collection by designer duo Asifa and Nabeel.