Essay On Achievement And Achievement

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{Achievement. / Accomplishment. / Success. / Victory. / win. / obtain. / acquire. /} -Would you like to hear of some of my accomplishments? (Something done admirably or creditably/instance of carrying into effect/ fulfilment/ successes/ accomplishments/ achievements/ feats/Attainments/triumphs/ coups/ exploits/ realizations/ victories/ activities/actions/events/ happenings/ goings-on/ deeds/ undertakings/ endeavours/ fulfilments/ executions/ consummations/ conquests/ Bring something off= achieve something successfully {Oxford Dictionary}/ Carry all before one= overcome all opposition {Oxford Dictionary}) -Not too shabby for someone who slept on the floor, hey? (Figure of speech: Litotes/not bad/ nice; well-done/ congratulations/ hurrah/ good…show more content…
It is its end and aim. It is the sublimest activity of the human mind. It is the achievement of beauty and delicacy. The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes. {Anonymous} (A great or heroic deed/ attainment/ accomplishment/ success/ feat/ triumph/ realization/ realisation/ reaching/ getting) -The acquisition of the shipping contract was one of my many triumphs. (a significant success or achievement/victories/achievements/successes/ accomplishments / coups/ feats/ joys/ rejoicings/ prides/ elations/ delights/ satisfactions/ jubilations/ conquests/ exultations/ glees/ Bring something off: achieve something successfully {Oxford Dictionary}/ Carry all before one: overcome all opposition {Oxford Dictionary}/) antonyms: sorrows/ failures -There was a box-office appeal to this matter. (The drawing power of a theatrical entertainment or of a performer; popular appeal/a factor influencing this power {Farlex} A successful or popular venture/ hit/ success /winner/ sensation/ knockout/ smash/ market leader/ show-stopper/ Sell like hot cakes: be sold quickly and in large quantities {Oxford Dictionary}/ be bought/ Go/ Be snapped up/ flying out/ selling rapidly/ soon sold…show more content…
It was a source of great pride to be appointed to the position. (Talk openly and boastfully about your achievements/ swank/ boast/ brag/egotistical/ proud/ narcissistic/ arrogant/ big-headed/ too big for one’s boots= conceited {Oxford Dictionary}/ egotist/ blow one`s own horn/ a loudmouth/ shoot one 's mouth off/ talk big/ toot one 's own horn/ as cocky as the king of spades/ a bigmouth/ loudmouth) -DairyBelle had obtained a court interdict to stop the barricading of main roads that led to disruptions. {Sunday Times} (To get hold of; to gain possession of; to get; to gain, in any way got/ gotten/ found/ gained/ attained/ acquired/ achieved/ took/ taken/ get hold of/ get your hands on/ come by/ achieved/ secured/ won/ made a bid for= make an effort to obtain or achieve {Oxford Dictionary}/ pursued/ come by) ~ They were able to get hold of a court order. -And I reflected that the world was for the strong, for him who dared reach out his hand and take what it offered. It was not money we coveted, we Americans, but power, the self-expression conferred by power (granted or given by/[confer a benefit / be the making of/ produce a good effect/ do a good turn/ confer a privilege {Roget’s}]/awarded / bestowed/ granted/ gave/
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