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noun as in great work of writing or music

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As the actor, author, and YouTube star gears up to release his opus to the public, he hit the red carpet in LA for a big premiere event.

Fortunately, the filmmakers themselves have answered at least a few of the questions that arise from their ominous opus, which is now available on Amazon and other VOD platforms.

Ryan Day and Ohio State’s coaching staff conducted their magnum opus against Clemson.

For his own part, he was little concerned with the labels others put on his opus.

When I recently finished writing the story of my data, the magnum opus fit on fewer than two dozen printed pages.

His newest opus is the Kickstarter financed Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down.

About praising and embracing the booty in all of its forms, the song, in a way, could be seen as an opus of sorts for Minaj.

There was the dorm-room cult classic Fight Club and the endlessly quotable Mike Judge magnum opus Office Space.

Then something wonderfully awful happened to help Roth complete his own libidinous opus.

For years, it was her dream to create an illustrated “magnum opus” that addressed shortcomings in American sex education.

He regarded his organ in St. Paul's Cathedral (rebuilt in 1899), as his magnum opus.

A wall so faced looked as if covered with a net (B in Fig. 59) and was therefore called opus rticultum.

To behold “Diana unveiled” was equivalent in alchemical terminology to attaining the magnum opus.

The works that bear a higher opus number than 65 were published after the composer's death by Fontana.

The Waltz without opus number and the Sonata, Op. 4, are likewise posthumous publications.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to opus, such as: magnum opus, composition, creation, music, oeuvre, and piece.

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