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Periods of success - thesaurus

Synonyms

peak

noun

the time when someone or something is most successful or powerful

golden age

noun

a period of time in the past when something was the most successful

heyday

noun

the period of time when a person, idea, or object is most successful or popular

breakthrough

noun

a time when you begin to be successful at something

comeback

noun

a period when someone or something becomes successful or popular again

flowering

noun

the time when something becomes successful and completely developed

high tide

noun

the point when something has reached its highest level of success

pinnacle

noun

literary the most successful or exciting part of someone’s life

glory days

noun

mainly journalism a successful time in the past

someone’s day in the sun

the time when someone is young, successful, or famous

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apex

noun

formal the most important or successful part of something

apogee

noun

formal the time when something is at its most successful or important

days

noun

a period of time when you are doing a particular thing, or when something is happening or is successful

height

noun

a high level of activity or success

top gear

noun

Britishinformal the state of performing extremely well or extremely quickly

zenith

noun

literary the time when someone or something is most successful or effective

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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