Examples of pièce de résistance in a Sentence
The pièce de résistance of the whole concert was when the two bands came onstage to perform together.
The waiter suggested we try the restaurant's pièce de résistance: the chocolate soufflé.
Recent Examples of pièce de résistance from the Web
But the piece de resistance, now famous in song and story and on YouTube, came when Christopher Murphy, Democrat of Connecticut, tried to get a straight answer on whether or not DeVos was in favor of firearms in the public schools.
And the pieces de resistance are Native Union’s marble charger docks that turn your desk into something more like a miniature MOMA exhibit and less like a Staples clearance table.
But his combative piece de resistance remains his feud with Brad Keselowski that dates back a few years.
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Origin and Etymology of pièce de résistance
First Known Use: 1789See Words from the same year
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