high-water mark

[ hahy-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
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That is our present high-water mark, and with our high-water mark we must learn to be satisfied.

It indicates the high-water mark of Shakespearean scholarship.

But that festival seemed the high-water mark of her happiness.

"Say he is dull," put in Alphonse, whose gaiety was at high-water mark.

The year 550 was the high-water mark of the success of the Gothic arms.

The phrase is always quoted as the high-water mark of bliss.

These four years are the high-water mark of your life's idealism.

The year was at its high-water mark, and the Buck was nearing his prime.

This is the spring of the year, when my brook is flowing at high-water mark.

They had their houses on the shore, just by high-water mark.

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