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Menzies’s Technicolor spectacle was the high-water mark of studio set design — everything from Tara’s mansion to a burning Atlanta was built on David O. Selznick’s studio lot.
In addition to celebrating the high-water marks of today, the ASCAP event also also dipped respectfully into the past and looked precipitously at the future.
That put the bureau on track to exceed the most recent high-water mark for such development by more than $200 million, Eudaly wrote.
Here in Arecibo, a small municipality about 40 minutes from San Juan on a good day, high-water marks from the flood stood out on building walls, seven or eight feet high.
The first of those, a run to the quarterfinals in South Korea, is the modern high-water mark for the men’s program.
More Lions news: Now it’s 2017, which makes the Lions’ high-water mark for franchise wins 26 years old.
The group’s sound has gotten sleeker in the decade since then, but that album remains a high-water mark for many fans, and Tegan and Sara will play it in full at this Brooklyn show, with proceeds benefiting their L.G.B.T.Q. charity foundation.
The Marlins have gone 5-17 since reaching the high-water mark of their season at three games over .500 on Aug. 27 and putting themselves in position to chase a wild card over the final month.
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high-water mark Synonyms
Synonymsacme, apex, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, crest, crown, culmination, head, high noon, high tide, high-water mark, meridian, ne plus ultra, noon, noontime, peak, pinnacle, sum, summit, tip-top, top, zenith
Antonymsbottom, nadir, rock bottom
Related Wordsbloom, blossom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday, prime; cap, ceiling, roof; extreme, extremity, tip, vertex; high, highlight, highspot
Near Antonymsabyss, base, foot; minimum
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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