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success or attainment worked for or desired accomplishment , fruition
strong drive for success ambition , ambitiousness
success, desire for ambition , aspiration
newcomer to success, ambitious arriviste
any technique of behavior modification that uses unpleasant stimuli in a controlled fashion to alter behavior in a therapeutic way; primarily used for alcoholism or drug abuse (but with little success) aversion therapy
conspicuous success bang , hit , smash , smasher , strike
battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germans proved to be a strategic failure battle of Soissons-Reims , battle of the Aisne , battle of the Chemin-des-Dames , Soissons
first achievement toward success beachhead , bridgehead , foothold , salient
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is Benjamin Franklin , Franklin
theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of success Bernoulli distribution , binomial distribution
success, sudden and removing obstacle breakthrough
proceeded with after judging the probability of success or failure calculated
outsider who seeks power or success presumptuously carpetbagger
careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure case study
possibility of future success chance , prospect
woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition Cinderella
(usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another congratulation , felicitation
success in mastering something difficult conquest
brilliant and notable success coup
brilliant or conspicuous success or effect eclat
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