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synonyms for magnum opus

  • chef d'oeuvre
  • crowning achievement
  • great work
  • jewel
  • major work
  • masterpiece
  • masterstroke
  • masterwork
  • monumental work
  • piece de resistance
  • showpiece
  • tour de force
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How to use magnum opus in a sentence

He regarded his organ in St. Paul's Cathedral (rebuilt in 1899), as his magnum opus.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Timor, luctus, gaudium magnum, et aversio hanc impotentiam psychicam efficiunt.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
A wall so faced looked as if covered with a net (B in Fig. 59) and was therefore called opus rticultum.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
To behold “Diana unveiled” was equivalent in alchemical terminology to attaining the magnum opus.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
The works that bear a higher opus number than 65 were published after the composer's death by Fontana.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
The Waltz without opus number and the Sonata, Op. 4, are likewise posthumous publications.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
But to determine what these propositions are, is the opus magnum of the more recondite mental philosophy.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
The colonel smoothed things over and it ended in a magnum of champagne being ordered.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Inclusus variis famulatur spiritus astris, Et vivum certis motibus urget opus.'
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
But all these activities and productions were more or less side issues, or preparations for a magnum opus, or rather magna opera.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
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WORDS RELATED TO MAGNUM OPUS

  • classic
  • magnum opus
  • masterwork
  • prize
  • stroke of genius
  • treasure
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