Thesaurus / crowning
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The question is not answered; and there lies the crowning beauty of the parable.

A recent utterance of Mr. Gladstone, however, has felicitously supplied the crowning illustration.

Practical EssaysAlexander Bain

Obviously, nature had intended this as the crowning event of his life.

The "Genius"Theodore Dreiser

There are many proofs of His love, but the crowning act of all is propitiation.

In a certain sense it was the age of completion,—the one which ushered in the crowning work of creation.

She wished she could see it crowning some head, not hers, some girl quite worthy of him.

Rose MacLeodAlice Brown

The roof is a little too low to admit the crowning summit fairly; and the top, therefore, has been made to bend over.

Horrible as were the cries of the drowning, Newcomb's crowning fear was that they would cease.

The MessengerElizabeth Robins

Prime gasped and was thankful that there were days of sharp muscle-hardening behind them to fit them for this crowning test.

Stranded in ArcadyFrancis Lynde

The body of the church has been so far restored as to be fit for use, but its crowning glory, the tower, remains a torso.

East of ParisMatilda Betham-Edwards

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