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adjective as in climactic

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This championship might well serve as Curry’s crowning achievement.

UST, for a few months, was the medium’s crowning success story—and now is its biggest failure.

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Such signals helped reveal the physics of the standard model, a crowning achievement of science that describes the particles and forces of nature.

The truncated season could be completed with the crowning of a deserved champion despite the pandemic, but every single element of it would be defined by the pandemic.

Joe Montana took Kansas City to the playoffs but fell short of a crowning moment.

Eleventh place is quite the crowning achievement for the little isthmus—especially considering the low quality offerings.

Freak Show, then, by its very name should be his crowning achievement.

He used his signature “big splash” move to beat Hulk Hogan in Wrestlemania VI, crowning him the champion of the WWF.

Which books by other authors do you think are crowning examples of social-observation fiction?

But a few years of retirement brought Washington back to his beloved Mount Vernon, with its year-crowning Christmas cheer.

Hubert, archbishop of Canterbury, made lord chancellor in consideration of his services in crowning king John.

It may be an idle fancy, but if that string is not a woven strand from some womans crowning glory, then I have no discernment.

And also the great preparation for the King's crowning is now much thought upon and talked of.

That crowning distinction seems to have been reserved for the age of Anne and the first sovereigns of the house of Brunswick.

No modern writer has written more enthusiastically of what he considers the crowning excellence of the Greek philosophy.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crowning, such as: consummate, culminating, excellent, final, paramount, and principal.

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