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high spot (of something)

A particularly successful, enjoyable, or proud period or moment (of something). Being named Poet Laureate was definitely the high spot of my career. The sudden—and frankly surprising—success of my second book was definitely a high spot, but I write for the love of telling stories, not the success it might bring.
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The high spot came when he won the Adonis Hurdle at Kempton by 30 lengths from Silver Wedge.
Now he can talk of little else, in fact it looks as though meeting her was the high spot of his whole existence.
The high spot was Guastavino's The Rose and The Willow, placed between songs by the Spanish-born Enrique Granados and Tato Nacho of Mexico.
That was the solitary high spot as Moritz Stoppelkamp scored from the spot and Daniel Bruckner made it 3-1.
Third-bottom Rovers have won only one of their last five games, while a 26-26 draw against Castleford is Harlequins' only high spot in their last six outings.
The high spot of Englishman Horsey's day came on his approach to the sixth, which spun into the cup for an eagle.
The high spot for me, however, was a posthumous award to Jane Tomlinson, the woman who ran to raise money for cancer research even while the disease was killing her.
YORK is implementing several elements of the Royal Ascot traffic plan for today's traditional summer high spot, the John Smith's Cup meeting, and course officials are urging racegoers arriving by road to travel early, and follow the signs and access the track from the A64, writes Howard Wright.
Her Islands In The Stream duet with Dominic was a high spot of the evening.
HIGH SPOT: Star on stage; SHE'S ALL WHITE ON THE NIGHT CLEAN-UP?
Allison got his second following more dreadful marking and the only high spot for Millwall was a smart finish from Kevin Braniff.
High spot for Scotland was the evening session, when the garfish were absent and the Scots finished a highly creditable fourth.
The high spot of it all, though, was when our agent Eric Hall came to meet us.
HIGH SPOT: Peter Cook plans to abseil down this building.
A succession of crosses by Peterborough's Helgi Danielsson was the high spot of a poor first-half that saw the home side fail to outwit the Chesterfield defence.