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synonyms for flying colors

  • flourish of trumpet
  • overwhelming victory
  • triumph
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Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
I asked him to tell me how he produced a certain effect he makes in his arrangement of the ballad in Wagner's Flying Dutchman.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
According to the general verdict, she was equally successful in oils and water-colors.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
These Eskimos were very fond of kite-flying, for its own sake, without reference to utility!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Pretty well for "a cross between an Astley's chariot, a flying machine and a treadmill."
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
I've seen just enough of flying fishes to hanker after Mandalay, just enough of Spaniards to long for a sight of Spain.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The graceful flying-fish, like a fair white bird, goes glancing above the blue magnificence of the tropical seas.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The brilliant imaginative mind has woven it into romance, making its colors brighter still with the sunlight of inspired phantasy.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
On the 6th of August we beheld, for the first time, flying fish, but at such a distance that we could scarcely distinguish them.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
You are white, and purple, and all colors, and you never sing about the house or talk to me or to any body.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
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