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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

That's a disappointment to me, but I'll put up with it for the sake of his accomplishments and his looks.

I, too, a gentleman with manners and accomplishments to strike them dead!

Mr Plornish could not conceal his exultation in her accomplishments as a linguist.

I'm not a man of common capacity or accomplishments, I think!

To these accomplishments, in a special way, Rest is attached.

I must, in applying for a place, give an account of my character and a list of my accomplishments.

For her mother, sewing and cooking had been accomplishments; for her they were work.

I was quite a clever young lady and was taught all the accomplishments.

These accomplishments all had their effect, and as I said before, Mr. Keegan was successful.

All right, I can work if I ain't got no other accomplishments.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "performance of a task; state of completion," from Old French acomplissement "action of accomplishing," from acomplir (see accomplish). Meaning "thing completed" and that of "something that completes" someone and fits him or her for society are from c.1600.

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