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apoapsis in solar orbit; the point in the orbit of a planet or comet that is at the greatest distance from the sun aphelion
apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth apogee
one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC) Aristotle
German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of Western music (1685-1750) Bach , Johann Sebastian Bach
English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616) Bard of Avon , Shakespeare , Shakspere , William Shakespeare , William Shakspere
period of greatest prosperity or productivity bloom , blossom , efflorescence , flower , flush , heyday , peak , prime
greatest possible degree of something bound , boundary , limit
in 1214 the French under Philip Augustus defeated a coalition formed against him in one of the greatest battles of the middle ages Bouvines
formerly the United Kingdom and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I British Empire
use to greatest advantage capitalize on , exploit , parlay , utilize
English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722) Churchill , Duke of Marlborough , First Duke of Marlborough , John Churchill
position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field cutting edge , forefront , vanguard
one of the greatest tragic dramatists of ancient Greece (480-406 BC) Euripides
advantage, use to greatest exploit
the greatest degree extreme
greatest or utmost degree extremity
Italian dancing-master for Louis XVI who was considered the greatest dancer of his day; he was the first to discard the mask in mime (1729-1808) Gaetan Vestris , Vestris
Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style; considered the greatest Italian painter prior to the Renaissance (1267-1337) Giotto , Giotto di Bondone
time of greatest popularity, success heyday , prime
forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed high , high gear
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