achievement

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quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment ability
United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight Air Medal
first achievement toward success beachhead , bridgehead , foothold , salient
self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc. California Personality Inventory , CPI
final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination capstone , copestone , finishing touch
brilliant action or achievement coup , masterstroke
used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise credit
notable achievement deed , effort , exploit , feat
achievement, great éclat
period in British history during the reign of Elizabeth I in the 16th century; an age marked by literary achievement and domestic prosperity Elizabethan age
religious movement originating among the French Roman Catholic clergy that favored the restriction of papal control and the achievement by each nation of individual administrative autonomy of the church Gallicanism
measure of a student's academic achievement at a college or university; calculated by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number attempted GPA , grade point average
league of universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige Ivy League
outstanding achievement masterpiece
achievement demonstrating great skill or mastery masterstroke
achievement, highest meridian , pinnacle , summit , zenith
surpass in performance or achievement outdo
possibility for achievement potential
incentive for achievement reward
(classical mythology) the second age of the world, characterized by opulence and irreligion; by extension, a period secondary in achievement to a golden age silver age
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