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The publication of The Bonfire of the Vanities was also a high-water mark for what cultural critics dubbed the Age of Irony.
Modern hindsight tends to view the Persian Gulf War as an undisputed and straightforward political success, the high-water mark of George H. W. Bush’s presidency.
But that remained short of the high-water mark of nearly $24.8 billion in 2015, the bureau said.
Toronto also set a high-water mark with its 27th home win and can clinch a playoff spot if the Philadelphia Flyers lose in regulation to the Colorado Avalanche later Wednesday.
The danger is that Monday becomes the high-water mark for Europe’s united front on Russia.
But support appears to be leveling off after a high-water mark of 39% in early February.
Of the 15 Common Council members, six are black, including two women, and one is Hispanic — a high-water mark for diversity on the council.
Joe Cain Day has grown to rival Fat Tuesday in terms of participation and spirit, and organizers think this year could be a high-water mark.
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HIGH-WATER MARK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of high-water mark for English Language Learners
: the time when something is most active, successful, etc.
: the highest level that water from a river, ocean, etc., reaches especially during a flood
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